FEWER HOMICIDES BY ONE IN TORONTO THIS YEAR, BUT THAT’S NOT THE WHOLE STORY

FIFTY-SIX1 56 homicides in 2015 (compared to 57 in 2014)
36 more people shot than in 2014
90% increase in people wounded by gunfire in 2015
48% increase in shootings (135 in 2015; 91 in 2014)
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2015 HOMICIDE RATES IN TORONTO & OTHER CITIES PER 100,000
TORONTO – 2.01 per 100,000
VANCOUVER – 1.2
PORTLAND – 2.3
ATLANTA – 19.01
CHICAGO – 18.5
SAN FRANCISCO – 8.6
NEW YORK CITY – 5.1

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