Baltimore Killings Soar To Level Not Seen In 43 Years


Suspect Injured Baltimore ProtestBaltimore reached a grim milestone on Friday, three months after riots erupted in response to the death of Freddie Gray in police custody: With 45 homicides in July, the city has seen more bloodshed in a single month than it has in 43 years.

Police reported three deaths — two men shot Thursday and one on Friday. The men died at local hospitals.

With their deaths, this year’s homicides reached 189, far outpacing the 119 killings by July’s end in 2014. Nonfatal shootings have soared to 366, compared to 200 by the same date last year. July’s total was the worst since the city recorded 45 killings in August 1972, according to The Baltimore Sun. Read more.

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  1. 45 homicides of whites ? blacks? by whom by whites? by blacks? Police chief fired, black mayor in power, Democratic Administration of the city ? who is at fault ? what happened with the slogan “Life’s Mater” ? Life maters only if a white kills a black, black on black is O.K.
    Right Mr. Sharpton ?


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