Memphis Breaks Homicide Record, AgainMEMPHIS, Tenn. — Multiple shootings in a violent stretch of days has pushed Memphis to yet another record number of homicides in 2023, with more than a month left in the year.
The city’s homicide toll is 352 for the year as of Nov. 20, Officer Chris Williams with the Memphis Police Department said Monday.
That number surpasses the record of 346 homicides set in 2021. That year surpassed the previous record, which had been set a year earlier.
Two hundred ninety-eight of the city’s homicides are considered murders by MPD. New York City, with a population of 8.5 million, reported 333 murders as of Nov. 12.
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