Special Report

Cities Where Police Shoot the Most People

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5. San Antonio, TX
> Total fatal police shootings tally since 2015: 46
> Avg. annual fatal police shootings since 2015: 5.2 per million people
> Victims were armed with gun in: 69.6% of fatal shootings
> Victims were fleeing in: 23.9% of fatal shootings
> Violent crime rate in 2019: 708.5 incidents per 100,000 people
> Population: 1.5 million

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4. Las Vegas, NV
> Total fatal police shootings tally since 2015: 50
> Avg. annual fatal police shootings since 2015: 13.4 per million people
> Victims were armed with gun in: 62.0% of fatal shootings
> Victims were fleeing in: 28.0% of fatal shootings
> Violent crime rate in 2019: 531.2 incidents per 100,000 people
> Population: 626,637

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3. Houston, TX
> Total fatal police shootings tally since 2015: 59
> Avg. annual fatal police shootings since 2015: 4.3 per million people
> Victims were armed with gun in: 61.0% of fatal shootings
> Victims were fleeing in: 37.3% of fatal shootings
> Violent crime rate in 2019: 1,072.2 incidents per 100,000 people
> Population: 2.3 million

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2. Phoenix, AZ
> Total fatal police shootings tally since 2015: 79
> Avg. annual fatal police shootings since 2015: 8.3 per million people
> Victims were armed with gun in: 64.6% of fatal shootings
> Victims were fleeing in: 31.6% of fatal shootings
> Violent crime rate in 2019: 698.9 incidents per 100,000 people
> Population: 1.6 million

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1. Los Angeles, CA
> Total fatal police shootings tally since 2015: 87
> Avg. annual fatal police shootings since 2015: 3.7 per million people
> Victims were armed with gun in: 52.9% of fatal shootings
> Victims were fleeing in: 36.8% of fatal shootings
> Violent crime rate in 2019: 732.2 incidents per 100,000 people
> Population: 4.0 million

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