Detroit Homicide Statistics - Manner of Death

Detroit classifies most of its homicides in three different manners: Gunshots, Assaults and Stabbing. The data currently available is for years 2005, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011. Below is a bar chart of the number of homicide victims classified in each category:

The number of homicides varies from year to year, so another chart was created to look at the number of homicides of each method as a percentage of the total homicides in each year. Below is the chart:

From the chart above one may see that even as the number of homicides varies, the percentage of deaths due to gunshots is increasing.

These other posts regarding Baltimore and Detroit homicides might be of interest:
Detroit Homicide Statistics - Age Range Comparisons of Homicide Victims
Detroit Homicide Statistics - Gender Study of Homicide Victims
Detroit Homicide Statistics-Number of Homicides on Each Day of the Month during the year 2010, Chart
Baltimore Homicide Statistics - Method of Death
Baltimore Homicide Statistics - Number of Homicides on Each Day of the Month of 2011
Baltimore Homicide Statistics - Comparison of the Age Ranges of the Victims
Baltimore Homicide Statistics - Gender Comparison of Victims
Comparison of Baltimore and Detroit Homicide Victims in Different Age Ranges
Comparison of Baltimore Homicide and Surveillance Camera Locations

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