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Tue Aug 11, 2015, 10:33 AM

Baltimore Homicides Reach 200 for the Year So Far

http://abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory/baltimore-homicides-reach-200-year-33000850

Eight months into the year, Baltimore's homicide count has hit 200.

August's 11th slaying, the fatal shooting of a man Monday, pushed the city's homicide total to 200 — a dramatic rise from 2014, when the city saw 211 killings for the year. This grim milestone comes on the heels of another: with 45 homicides in July, Baltimore saw its bloodiest month since 1972.

Killings began to spike dramatically in May, with 42 in a single month. There was a brief dip in June, with 29, then another rise in July. The uptick comes after rioting in the spring over the death of Freddie Gray, the black man critically injured in police custody.

The rise has prompted interim Police Commissioner Kevin Davis to form a task force with 10 federal agents imbedded with homicide detectives.

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Tin Ear Aug 2015 OP
Daves Not Here Man Aug 2015 #1
sungauge Aug 2015 #2
USNRET1988 Aug 2015 #3
Big Kahunna Aug 2015 #4
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Tue Aug 11, 2015, 10:44 AM

2. Let em kill each other for all I care

Good riddance

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Tue Aug 11, 2015, 12:16 PM

4. I'm sure the people in the hood are happy that the police aren't harassing them

And no one is flying the confederate flag.

Life is good, right?

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Tue Aug 11, 2015, 05:19 PM

5. What's wrong with that city?

 

Central Florida is only at 127, http://interactive.orlandosentinel.com/central-florida-homicide-map/ and that includes multiple cities and seven counties.

We're the Stand Your Ground state with over a million Concealed Weapons permits that all the gun grabbers are whinning about being so horrible and dangerous. Maryland's gun control laws are a complete 180 of Florida's so go figure.

How's that gun control working out for you?

I just checked my home county and we are at only four murders for the year. Sad thing is I know where those murders are on the map and they are in what is typically thought of as black areas but one looks to be a domestic violence.

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