487 Homicides in Nation's Capital in '91 May Set Mark

Associated Press

Washington again ended a year as the leading contender for the title of America's murder capital, with 487 homicides recorded in 1991, four more than the 483 reported in 1990. The last homicide of the year was an unidentified male who was shot about 8:20 a.m. Tuesday, police said.

The new year started off with four killings in the first four hours.

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