Deadliest month: Homicide in Minneapolis

By Brandt Williams, Minnesota Public Radio
Aug. 31, 2012

In August this year, there have been five homicides in Minneapolis. All five victims were African American men between the ages of 21 and 30, and each man had a criminal record. No suspects have been arrested, and Minneapolis police declined to comment on why August tends to be so violent.

Graph by Robert Boos and Bill Wareham, Minnesota Public Radio