BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Baltimore’s homicide rate this year is continuing to outpace last year’s pace.

The most recent victim is 20-year-old Donald Cooper, who was shot and killed in the 3000 block of Ivanhoe Avenue.

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There have been 249 homicides in Baltimore this year, compared to 212 on this date, September 23, last year.

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There have also been 588 non-fatal shootings, compared to 482 last year.