Homicides Hit 15-Year High In Bowser’s DC, Shootings Skyrocket

Under Mayor Muriel Bowser’s reign, Washington D.C. has seen homicides hit a 15-year high and shootings spike. Homicides in the national’s capital rose for a third consecutive year in 2020, pushing on 200 residents killed for the first time since the previous decade. The city’s total number of killings in 2020 was 198 – the deadliest year since 2004. What’s more, Bowser’s D.C. counted over 920 people shot, which constitutes a 64 percent increase from three years ago. As the Washington Post notes, the “victims of deadly violence include a beloved school bus driver, a construction worker killed while renovating a