A recent spike in shootings in the Bronx has pushed this year's crime statistics higher than in 2013.

Five people were shot in four separate incidents in the borough Tuesday. According to the NYPD, that’s five more shooting victims than at this same time last year.

The recent victims include a 21-year-old man who was shot in the leg at 711 Magenta Ave. Two men were shot less than two...

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