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Monday, July 1, 2013

Marylanders don't need to protect themselves.

Especially not in Baltimore, where 29 people were shot in a little under a week.



Is Baltimore. Is not safe.

3 comments:

Old NFO said...

At least it's not as bad as Chi-town... Sigh

Laura said...

True, but it's still pretty bad. At least most of the people shot in Baltimore are involved in some sort of crime.

FightinBluHen51 said...

Old NFO...we're worse than Chi-town on an annualized, per 100k basis.

The Sun article is a little behind the times, since it's more like "nearly 40" people shot in not even a 2 week span.

http://baltimorecrime.blogspot.com/2013/06/nearly-40.html

So, running some numbers on a city of ~620k, it's 235.49 shootings, per 100,000 on an annualized basis. Of those shootings, its left at least 15 dead (last I saw), which, is 88.31 murders per 100k (annualized).

Now, that is just spot crime, not a full year, but you get the idea. Like I said, worse than Chicago.