36 Hours

Update: This post has been updated to reflect the identities of the victims.

Six people have been reported killed in the past 36 hours in Washington, DC.

These deaths bring the 2014 homicide count to 24. In the same period last year 12 people were killed.

Five of those killed this year have been women, representing about 22 percent of all the homicides. Last year, less than 11 percent of the victims were female.

Six of the victims have been under the age of twenty, five of them teenagers. A total of seven teens were killed last year.

Seven 2014 homicides have been closed by arrest.

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