DC reaches 200 homicides, most since 2004

Source: WTOP News

“D.C. has reached a grim milestone: There have been 200 homicides in the District so far this year, police confirmed to WTOP Tuesday. According to D.C. police data, the last time the District had this many homicides was 2004. In both 2004 and 2003, D.C. had 248 homicides. In 2020, there were 198 homicides. In 2019, there were 166 in the nation’s capital. WTOP news partner NBC Washington said the 200th homicide was a man found shot and dead at a gas station in Southeast late Monday.” (11/23/21)