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Old Posted May 14, 2017, 8:43 PM
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Gun Violence Hits African Americans Most — And It’s Getting Worse
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But the stark totals don’t tell the entire story.

The percentage of black victims brought to the medical examiner’s office has been trending upward for more than 30 years. In 1985, African Americans accounted for 66 percent of the city’s homicides. By 2016, African Americans accounted for almost 79 percent.

And the number continues to rise: During the first four months of 2017, almost 82 percent of homicide victims were black.

That rise has come as Chicago’s black population has been decreasing. In 1985, African Americans made up about 40 percent of the city’s population; by 2015 the number was around 31 percent.
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Old Posted May 15, 2017, 4:43 PM
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52 Homicides for Columbus today. 52 homicides in 4 and a half months. There were 106 for all of last year.
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52 Homicides for Columbus today. 52 homicides in 4 and a half months. There were 106 for all of last year.


Toronto is at 18 currently for a population of 5,132,794 that's not to bad, this time last year we were at 34.
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Toronto is at 18 currently for a population of 5,132,794 that's not to bad, this time last year we were at 34.
Those 18 homicides are just for the city of Toronto proper (pop. 2.8 million), not for the 2011 urban area population (if that's what that 5.1 million figure represents).
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Old Posted May 15, 2017, 8:36 PM
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Those 18 homicides are just for the city of Toronto proper (pop. 2.8 million), not for the 2011 urban area population (if that's what that 5.1 million figure represents).
Yes you are correct, 2,826,497.
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Portland has six murders now, in addition to the 3 other homicides, after two fatal stabbings in different parts of the city.

Death Investigation Underway in Southeast Portland's Lents Neighborhood

Suspect Identified in Old Town Stabbing -- Already in Jail on Unrelated Charges
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Old Posted May 18, 2017, 4:26 AM
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Pittsburgh has 33 murders so far this year, 27 of them have been black, 5 white and 1 Asian. Pittsburgh is only 27 percent Black. Last year Allegheny County had 105 murders, so it would seem that possibly this year that might be a few less. But last year there was a shooting that killed 6 people at a back yard bbq, so that bumped the number up a little. It was gang related and in retaliation for another murder conducted by one of the dudes at the BBQ and the idiots didn't even kill the guy they were trying to get but they did in their profound idiocy kill a baby.

This retaliation Shit is what drives black murder rates to be so high, a never ending cycle of murder.

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Old Posted May 18, 2017, 4:53 AM
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Portland has six murders now, in addition to the 3 other homicides, after two fatal stabbings in different parts of the city.

Death Investigation Underway in Southeast Portland's Lents Neighborhood

Suspect Identified in Old Town Stabbing -- Already in Jail on Unrelated Charges
lets not forget the mothers day beheading in estacada!!
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Philadelphia is at 113, up from 97 this time last year. A 16% increase.
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Old Posted May 20, 2017, 1:55 PM
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Just because percentages have gone up (or down for that matter) does not necessarily tell you the whole story. The percentage could be up while actual numbers fall.

Still, Quebec City is at 7 for 2017 (up from 1 in all of 2016 - 0 at this point in 2016).

Just for a point of comparison. In 2008, the murder rate in Quebec City was more than 1,000,000 percent higher than 2007 (0 in 2007, 7 in 2008)

Murder-suicide, apparently. On May 12, still officially under investigation.
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2017 Austin Metro Murders

| Austin 9 | Travis Co. 16 | Bastrop Co. 0 | Caldwell Co. 0 | Hays Co. 3 | Williamson Co. 1 | Metro 20 |

Metro totals:
Shooting - 15
Stabbing - 4
Strangled - 0
Suffocation - 0
Throwing (of child) - 0
Beating - 0
Vehicular - 1
Blunt force trauma - 0
Unlisted cause - 0

Austin totals:
Downtown - 0
Central Austin - 1
East Austin - 2
North Austin - 3
Northeast Austin - 0
Northwest Austin - 0
South Austin - 3
Southeast Austin - 0
Southwest Austin - 0
West Austin - 0

Victims
Male - 14
Female - 5
Unlisted - 0

| Jan 1 | Feb 6 | Mar 7 | Apr 1 | May 5 | Jun 0 | Jul 0 | Aug 0 | Sep 0 | Oct 0 | Nov 0 | Dec 0 |

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| Mon 1 | Tue 0 | Wed 7 | Thur 4 | Fri 3 | Sat 1 | Sun 4 |

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Austin Metro Murder cases
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1 dead - Sheriff: Woman killed daughter, 5, in one of Hays County’s ‘worst’ cases - 1/5

1 dead - Police: Alcohol possibly involved in South Austin fatal shooting Saturday - 2/4

1 dead - Man accused of hitting woman twice with car in North Austin charged with murder - 2/5

1 dead - Victim in fatal Round Rock shooting was veteran, loving dad, neighbor says - 2/8

1 dead - Woman found dead in Hays County after apparent disturbance with husband, deputies say - 2/9

1 dead - 2 Hays County shooting deaths in 5 hours; 1 case still unsolved - 2/9

1 dead - Authorities: Bastrop kidnapping ends in fatal shooting of woman; shooter turns gun on self - 2/15

1 dead - Man found stabbed at East Austin bus stop - 3/10

1 dead - NEW DETAILS: Man accused of murder after shooting in North Austin on Sunday, police say - 3/12

1 dead - Gang, homicide investigators seeking shooter after man killed in East Austin  - 3/15

2 dead - NEW DETAILS: Authorities ID suspect in double homicide near Lake Travis  - 3/15

1 dead - Shooter on the run after homicide near Wells Branch, North Austin, officials say - 3/16

1 dead - NEW DETAILS: Police: Man fatally shot in North Austin, suspect still on the loose - 3/26

1 dead - Travis Co sheriff releases person of interest photo in Friday homicide - 4/7

1 dead - EMS: 1 dead, 3 injured in stabbing at UT campus; suspect in custody - 5/1

1 dead - Two bodies found at South Austin home ruled murder/suicide - 5/3

1 dead - Man charged with murder in father’s death - 5/7

1 dead - HOMICIDE CASE: Gunshot victim found in Pflugerville parking lot by police - 5/10

1 dead - Man killed in shooting on South Congress Ave. identified - 5/19
Pending cases


Austin area population

City: 947,890 (July 1, 2016 estimate) - source: US Census Bureau
Travis County: 1,199,323 (July 1, 2016 estimate) - source: US Census Bureau
Metro: 2,056,405 (July 1, 2016 estimate) - source: US Census Bureau

Area - City: 297 square miles (2010) - US Census Bureau
Area - Metro: 4,285 square miles - Wikipedia
Area - Travis County: 1,023 square miles - Wikipedia

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Previous years

2016 - 39
2015 - 19
2014 - 31
2013 - 25
2012 - 32
2011 - 28
2010 - 31
2009 - 23
2008 - 24
2007 - 30
2006 - 20

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| Austin 7 | Travis Co. 7 | Bastrop Co. 0 | Caldwell Co. 0 | Hays Co. 2 | Williamson Co. 0 | Metro 9 | - 5/20/2016


| Austin 9 | Travis Co. 16 | Bastrop Co. 0 | Caldwell Co. 0 | Has Co. 3 | Williamson Co. 1 | Metro 20 | - 5/20/2017
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Old Posted May 21, 2017, 11:15 AM
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Toronto has been stuck on 18 homicides for weeks now.
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Old Posted May 21, 2017, 2:30 PM
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Toronto has been stuck on 18 homicides for weeks now.
You say that like people not getting murdered is a bad thing
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Old Posted May 22, 2017, 3:34 AM
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cant be safe walking in the city or national forest. in the forest they dont know why people are disappearing. crazy world imo
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You say that like people not getting murdered is a bad thing
Yeah, I didn't word that very well
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Old Posted May 24, 2017, 6:44 AM
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Vancouver has 8 after a targeted shooting southeast of downtown:

Woman dies after East Vancouver shooting
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Old Posted May 24, 2017, 10:42 PM
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Vancouver has 8 after a targeted shooting southeast of downtown:

Woman dies after East Vancouver shooting
VPD shows 9 murders as of the end of April.

http://vancouver.ca/police/Planning/2017/201704D.pdf
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Old Posted May 25, 2017, 7:51 AM
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SF is at 24 murders after a shooting in the Marina district. There have been two fatal police shootings as well. There were 18 murders at this time last year.
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Baltimore MD is already at 140.
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