Homicides Increase 250%, This Week Over Last In Los Angeles

The Los Angeles Police Department announced Tuesday that homicides in the city increased 250% over the previous week, and the number of people who were shot increased by 56% during the same period.

The increased numbers were recorded during the week of May 31-June 6, but officials also reported continued violence this week.

“The past 24 hours has seen four shootings, one of those resulting in a homicide,” an LAPD statement said.

Source: Fox 11 Los Angeles

 

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