There Were 8 NYC Shootings on Memorial Day

NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 22:  Crime scene tape at the funeral for former "Bachelor" contestant Gia Allemand at Trinity Grace Church on August 22, 2013 in New York, New York. Allemand passed away on Wednesday, August 14th of an apparent suicide.  (Photo by Rob Kim/Getty Images)
Photo: Rob Kim/Getty Images

The violent summer season started yesterday as at least two people were killed and seven more injured within six hours, across seven separate incidents in Brooklyn, Manhattan, and Queens. Earlier in the day, one young man was killed and another injured at a cookout shooting, bringing the total number of victims for the holiday into double digits. The three men left dead were all under 21.