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Murder Ink 9/21/16: 7 murders this week; 223 murders this year

Murder Ink 9/21/16: 7 murders this week; 223 murders this year

In addition to 11 non-fatal shootings (one a double), one barricaded suspect (arrested without violence), and a fatal hit-and-run on a pedestrian, which does not count as a murder even though Anthony Wayne, 39, was killed unlawfully, there were six murders last week. Another person, who died in July, was declared to have been murdered as well. As of this date last year there were 239 murders.

Due to an editor's error, last week's Murder Ink did not make it online until the other day. Apologies.

Wednesday, Sept. 14

8:45 p.m. A 19-year-old man who police have not yet identified publicly was on the 300 block of E. Lanvale Street when someone shot him. He...

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