DC Non-Fatal Shootings Mostly Focused in Southeast, Data Shows

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According to data from D.C. Witness, the majority of homicides and assaults with a dangerous weapon that occurred between Oct. 1 and Oct. 18 took place in Southwest, D.C.

D.C. Witness data indicates there have been seven non-fatal shootings in Northwest, D.C. As of Oct. 18, there was one stabbing-related homicide in that area of the city.

The graph shows that Southeast, D.C, has the highest rate of homicides. Three of the four homicides involved firearms. The fourth was a stabbing.

So far this month, there have been nine homicides and 21 dangerous weapon assaults.

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Graphic by Natalie Goodman and Celia Okoro

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