BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Baltimore has the highest homicide rate among big cities in the U.S., according to crime statistics released by the FBI.

The FBI data showed Baltimore’s homicide was the worst of any other U.S. city with a population over 500,000.

According to our media partners at The Baltimore Sun, the 342 homicides in the city last year resulted in a homicide rate of 56 per 100,000 people.

So far this year, there have been 216 homicides in Baltimore, which is down 16 percent compared to last year.

216 People Were Murdered In Baltimore This Year, So Far

Detroit had the second highest homicide rate, followed by Memphis and Chicago.

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Comments (27)
  1. Joe Yeti says:

    AWESOME, THANKS Democrats! Well done! 100 years of almost uninterrupted Democrat “leadership” WINS PRIZES like this! THANK YOU HON!

  2. Anti-racists say there is a RACE problem that can only be solved when the third world pours into EVERY White country and “assimilates.”

    What if I said there was a RACE problem that could only be solved if hundreds of millions of non-Blacks were brought into EVERY Black country? How long before people realize I’m not talking about a RACE problem, but the conclusion to the BLACK problem?

    They say they are anti-racist. What they are is anti-White.

    Anti-racist is a codeword for anti-White.

  3. John Oakman says:

    Send more ammo.

  4. Mecotor Pepotore says:

    They are competing with Chicago for 1st place.

  5. Bradley Greenwood says:

    The Orioles have been getting “murdered” all year.

  6. Al Zabel says:

    What this article and many others, fail to include, is the races of the perps and the victims.
    A simple internet search, reveals that 97 percent of both, are African Americans.
    Yeah, I know. Not being a racist myself? I couldn’t believe the statistics either.

  7. What do the top five U.S. murderous cities have in common?

  8. Bob Suyak says:

    Of course, run by dems and high percent of blacks, just like detroit.

  9. Who are the victims?
    Black citizens who wallow in abject poverty, economic segregation, poor schools, broken murder and death.
    Really, the only well funded entity around the Democrat slums are the abortion mills.
    Who are its victim?
    Mostly black babies. Thats all.

    Add up the deaths not just in Baltimore, but ALL major Democrat cities. A holocaust.
    Yet Democrats will create “Sanctuary Cities” for who are really foreign nationals. Billions spent bringing them in, housing, free medical care, food, education, day care and more while thousands of black Citizens are shot, killed or aborted each year.

    But yes, every few years a Democrat will show up, blame others for the misery(racism, white privilege, cultural appropriation, Trump, rednecks…ect ect) and off to the polls you go to vote Democrat.
    Played like fools while your families die time and time again.

    Have some REAL pride.

  10. Jon Ramon says:

    ongrats -beating out Chicago is a biggie. Keep up the good shooting.

  11. Baltimore’s (Black) homicide rate = 56 per 100,000
    White homicide offender rate in USA = 1.4 per 100,000

    Blacks in Baltimore are committing MURDER at 40-TIMES the rate that Whites do.
    St. Louis is right there at 40-TIMES, too.

  12. lingsun54 says:

    The Baltimore DA led a witch hunt against police before the facts were in because a black man died in police custody. Baltimore police are no longer pro-active. They’re concerned that they could be charged with a crime based on what happened to a suspect before they got there. And now, in black neighborhoods, 99% of black on black crime remains unsolved because nobody will talk to the police. So the politicians in Baltimore should be happy because of the suffering of innocent black people in their neighborhoods because they created the situation. They exploited it for political purposes and now more people are dying because of them.

  13. Larry Matters says:

    The Baltimore BLM’s have a better kill ratio than the Chicago BLM’s.