Homicides In Major Cities Increased 10% Nationally In The Last Year

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At a glance

  • Homicide rates have risen at 10% on average over the last year in nearly all of the 50 most populous cities in the U.S., according to data released Wednesday.
  • Research published by WalletHub found that homicides increased significantly between the third quarter of 2021 and Q3 2022 in the largest U.S. cities.
  • The results from the study aligned with previous research that found Democrat-run cities have had a higher increases in homicides than cities run by Republicans.

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