http://www.newsweek.com/west-indian-parade-shooting-stabbing-violence-369312 Man Dies In Violence Ahead of West Indian Day Parade Shootings and stabbings occur around the annual Caribbean celebration each year. newsweek.com early on Monday, Carey Gabay, first deputy general counsel for New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, was reportedly shot in the head by a stray bullet around 3:45 a.m. near the parade route. Governor Cuomo released a statementconfirming the shooting and saying Gabay is in critical condition at Kings County Hospital Center. The New York City Police Department says it responded to a report of a stabbing at 2:05 a.m. near Grand Army Plaza. Emergency responders took the victim, a 24-year-old who had been stabbed in the torso, to the nearby New York Methodist Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. Another victim, a 21-year-old male, was shot in the buttocks and also taken to New York Methodist Hospital. A police spokesperson says he is listed in stable condition.