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Philadelphia on Pace to Break Homicide Record as Gun Violence Spirals Out of Control

Posted on AllSides November 26th, 2021
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With homicides peaking at 500 in November, Philadelphia has just reached — and is likely to exceed — its murder record, previously set in 1990.

Amid the development that the city had reached this record, Mayor Jim Kenney lamented the rise of gun violence and declared creating a safe community a priority for his administration.

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