100 Years Ago Today - May 7, 1913

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Here are 5 New York Times headlines from May 7th, 1913. In Brooklyn, a group of gangsters shot one of their rivals in a crowd of thousands of commuters. That same day in Brownsville, a teenage girl was shot in the crossfire between two opposing gangs. It’s estimated that today there are over 750 thousand gang members in the US.