The rate of local killing is rising in the last quarter of this year.
Here is the latest report . . .
"On 10/09/2021 at 1245 hours, Officers were dispatched to the 5300 block of Persimmon Trail in regards to a shooting. Upon arrival, officers located the victim inside of a vehicle in the parking lot. The victim was transported to an area hospital with life threatening injuries . . . The victim of the listed shooting has been pronounced deceased. The victim has been identified as Derrez Green, B/M, 01/25/2005. The daily homicide count for today includes this case."
Today's homicide count indicates 120 vs. 151 at this time last year and 119 the year before that.
Sadly, despite the decline for a record breaking year of killing at the height of COVID lockdowns . . . The numbers still indicate an upward trend.
Developing . . .