Johnson, speaking at the first community precinct council meeting of 2007, said the number of shootings reported in the precinct also dropped to 47 in 2006 compared to 55 in 2005."It's still too many, but overall it's good," she said.Johnson also said the precinct seized 95 guns during 2006, though she did not indicate how man had been taken in 2005.Again, Johnson said, "that's 95 too many, but we're working on it."The 113th Precinct, located on Baisley Boulevard in the shadow of Rochdale Village, covers South Jamaica, St. Albans, Hollis, Springfield Gardens, South Ozone Park, Addisleigh Park and Locust Manor.Overall crime was down slightly in the precinct during 2006 despite small spikes in the number of robberies, assaults and burglaries, Johnson said.Johnson reported that the 113th Precinct is currently on the lookout for three men who travel in a green SUV. The men, Johnson said, are believed to be connected to three recent robberies.
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