Baltimore’s Homicide Rate Highest in 43 years

With 45 homicides in July, Baltimore has seen more bloodshed in a single month than it has in 43 years, the Associated Press reports.

Homicides in 2015 have reached 189, compared to 119 killings by this time last year. Nonfatal shootings are up to 366 (compared to 200). These are the worst figures in Baltimore since 45 murders in August 1972.