Friday, June 19, 2009

Surprise: New Yorkers kill more when they're hot

After looking at the statistics and patterns of homicides between 2003 and 2008 the New York Times reports that most murders occur between June and September and to be incredibly specific

September Saturdays around 10 p.m. were the most likely moments for a murder in the city.

The most important trend involving murder in New York has been the enormous decline in killings over the last 15 years, to levels not seen since the early 1960s.

Still, hundreds of people are killed every year in the city, and The Times’s findings provide insights about who is killed in New York, as well as who does the killing, where murders occur and why.

Women are less likely to be victims or attackers

Brooklyn is the most likely place to be killed

More often than not, the weapon of choice is a firearm.

Read the full article --> here <--

So next time you piss someone off in Brooklyn on a hot sat. night-- run.


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