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Top NYPD cops call for Manhattan DA Cy Vance to appear at shooting scenes

NYPD leadership called out Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance on Sunday as gun violence spiked in the Big Apple.

Top cops in Manhattan demanded to know why Vance hadn’t shown his face at the scenes of shootings on the island over Fourth of July weekend.

“Manhattan DA Cy Vance where are you? No show at any shooting scene!!!,” tweeted Assistant Chief Stephen Hughes.

“Our community is being attacked, there have been 24 people shot in the city in the past 24 hours,” Hughes continued, adding: “Where Are You!!!”

Assistant Chief Kathleen O’Reilly shared her colleague’s tweet, adding: “Complete No Show in Manhattan North!! Shame!!”

“Disgraceful the amount of people shot in Manhattan North in the past 24 hours!,” O’Reilly wrote in another missive. “Where are the elected officials and violence interrupter!! The community is suffering!!”

More than 45 people were shot in the Big Apple — six of them fatally — from Independence Day into Sunday night, police sources have said.

The gunfire rang out across every borough between 12:01 a.m. Saturday and 10 p.m. Sunday, according to police and law-enforcement sources.

Among the incidents, a 23-year-old man was fatally struck in the back at 2:40 a.m Sunday on West 116th Street near Morningside Park in Harlem.

The fatal shooting came about two hours after eight people were wounded in two incidents just minutes apart, also in upper Manhattan.

Three men and a woman, ranging in age from 27 to 42, were struck when bullets flew at West 142nd Street and Lenox Avenue. Just blocks away, four men were shot at a party at West 131st and Lenox, with one hospitalized in critical condition, according to the sources.

At about 6:45 p.m. in Harlem, a 20-year-old man was shot outside a building on Madison Avenue near East 111th street, cops said. He was taken to an area hospital in stable condition.

A spokesman for Vance said that the office’s standard policy and practice is to send Assistant DAs to crime scenes and have them brief the DA and “execute advice and instructions from the DA and other supervisors at the scene and throughout the course of an investigation and prosecution.”

“It’s unclear what the Manhattan District Attorney could substantively contribute at a crime scene,” Danny Frost said in a statement.

“We do not hold premature mini-press conferences which would potentially violate ethical rules and interfere with evidence collection.”

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