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Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Milwaukee Homicide Review Commision has released report for 2013.



The Milwaukee Homicide Review Commission has released a report on 2013 homicides and non-fatal shootings in Milwaukee. Homicides were up 15% in 2013 compared to 2012.

The major findings from the report are:

*The number of homicides was 105 in 2013, up 15% from 91 homicides in 2012. The number of nonfatal shootings was 532, up 5% from 508 nonfatal shootings in 2012.

*The top three circumstances leading to a homicide were Argument/Fight (28% or 38), Unknown (17% or 23), and Robbery (16% or 22).

*The top three circumstances leading to a nonfatal shooting were Argument/Fight (33% or 174), Unknown (32% or 168), and Robbery (23% or 125).
55% of all 2013 homicides and 52% of all 2013 nonfatal shootings occurred in Police Districts 5 and 7.

*92% of homicide suspects and 76% of homicide victims had prior arrest histories. Of those suspects and victims with prior arrest histories, approximately 88% of the victims and 93% of the suspects were arrested for the first time by the age of 21.

More here...
http://fox6now.com/2014/03/10/report-says-homicides-in-milw-up-15-from-2012/