Florence, South Carolina 2021-09-27 11:45:31 –
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina (WBTW) – According to an analysis by News13, more than 100 people were killed in gun violence in the News13 display area this year.
The region includes the counties of Darlington, Dillon, Florence, Holly, Marion, and Marlboro in South Carolina, as well as the counties of Robeson and Scotland in North Carolina.
The data does not include suicide.
This is the total number of murders that Alaska, Delaware, Hawaii, Idaho, Iowa, Maine, Montana, Nebraska, New Hampshire, North Dakota, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Utah, Vermont, West Virginia and Wyoming had separately in 2019. It exceeds. For the latest information available from the FBI.
In South Carolina, there were 445 murders in 2019 and 381 were shot.
was there 286 shots in the viewing area this year As of Monday morning. Four of them occurred on Saturday, killing three in Robeson County. Sam McClellan, Raymond Bartley and Chandler Watson.
Eleven people died in gun violence this month. With at least 36 shootings, September will be one of the deadliest months in the area of gun violence this year. The record is June, with 43 shootings. The lowest number of shots was 23 in July and 25 in August.
There have been at least 13 shootings since September 20th.
Of those 100 deaths, 10 were either accidental shootings, people killed by police, deaths arbitrated as self-defense cases, or perpetrators of murder-suicide. 31 cases remain unresolved.
Of those identified by authorities, at least six were under the age of 18. The other eight were 18 or 19 years old. The youngest victim was four years old in Darlington County, who accidentally shot himself.
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