May Stands As D.C.’s Deadliest Month So Far

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May still stands as the most deadly month in DC this year, according to D.C. Witness data.

Homicides in the city rose by 73 percent from April to May, and has been on a steady trend where one month rises while another declines since.

September saw 16 homicides, an approximately 7 percent increase from August. August saw a nearly 29 percent decrease from July.

Grace GuzzoJulia Yan and Tiffany Word created this graphic.

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