NYC Murders Up 50% for Month of July, NYPD Stats Show

The latest information released by the New York City Police Department paints a grim picture of the continued rise in shootings and deadly crime in 2020. Data provided by the department for July shows a 177 percent increase in shootings from the same month in 2019. That’s a total of 244 shootings up from 88 the year before. For the…