D.C. reaches highest homicide count since 2008

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Of the 170 homicides tallied by the Metropolitan Police Department this semester, seven occurred in Ward 2.

The District’s homicide rate this year has reached its highest point in more than a decade, DCist reported Tuesday.

The District has accumulated 170 homicides so far in 2020, while only seven have occurred in Ward 2, according to Metropolitan Police Department data. This year’s count as of Nov. 8 exceeds last year’s yearly total of 166,…

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