Chicago Police: 506 Murders In Chicago For 2012

Chicago topped 500 murders in 2012.

Plus tax.

Jeremy Gorner and Robert McCoppin reported on the Chicago Tribune website this morning:

Chicago ended 2012 with 506 homicides, according to an unofficial tally released Tuesday — the first time the city has topped 500 since 2008, and a 16 percent increase over 2011…

Chicago’s tally in 2012 was the highest since 2008 and the second-highest since 2003.

Sandra Guy and Kara Spak added Tuesday on the Chicago Sun-Times website:

In 87 percent of Chicago’s 2012 homicides, the deceased died from a gunshot wound, said Melissa Stratton, spokeswoman for the Chicago Police Department.

As 87 percent of last year’s murders were firearm-related, I’m seeing a number of comments popping-up around cyberspace asking something along the lines of “How’s that strict gun ‘control’ working out for you, Chicago?”

One of the local blogs I visit on a regular basis, Crime in Chicago, counts 532 murders in the “Windy City” in 2012- 91 more than in 2011.

By Christopher E. Hill, Editor
Survival And Prosperity (http://www.survivalandprosperity.com)

Sources:

Gorner, Jeremy and McCoppin, Robert. “Police: Chicago ends 2012 with 506 homicides.” Chicago Tribune. 2 Jan. 2013. (http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/ct-met-chicago-homicides-2012-20130102,0,3850411.story). 2 Jan. 2013.

Guy, Sandra and Spak, Kara. “Chicago closes 2012 with 506 homicides; three fatal shootings so far this year.” Chicago Sun-Times. 1 Jan. 2013. (http://www.suntimes.com/17333079-761/chicago-closes-2012-with-506-homicides-three-fatal-shootings-so-far-this-year.html). 2 Jan. 2013.

“Chicago ends 2012 with 532 murders 91 more than 2011.” Crime in Chicago. 1 Jan. 2013. (http://crimeinchicago.blogspot.com/2013/01/chicago-ends-2012-with-532-murders-91.html). 2 Jan. 2013.

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