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New York City is gearing up for the last month of a mayoral race that is coinciding with a spike of gun violence the city hasn’t seen in decades, including a 166% increase in shootings in April from a year before and a shooting in Times Square that’s rocked the city.

It’s also hitting as the broader US grapples with a spate of shootings that President Joe Biden has called a “national embarrassment”. The impact is upending the race for the mayor of the most populous US city and elevating Brooklyn borough president and mayoral hopeful Eric Adams, a former policeman...

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