BALTIMORE (WJZ) — With two more murders in Baltimore City on Thursday, the homicide rate continues to climb at a near-record pace.

So far this year, there have been 267 homicides in Baltimore.

That’s compared to 241 on this date last year — October 11, 2018.

That’s 26 more murders this year.

There has also been a dramatic increase in the number of non-fatal shootings.