Who’s Doing The Killing In The U.S.? Scholar John Lott Pegs 51% of Murders To 2% Of Counties

A new study shows that over half of murders in America take place in only 2% of the counties in the country.

The study, conducted by John Lott’s Crime Research Prevention Center, shows that 2% of America’s counties had 51% of the country’s murders in 2014; 5% of America’s counties had 68% of the country’s murders. According to Fox News, “If the deadliest 5 percent of the counties were removed, the U.S. murder rate would be 2.56 per 100,000 people.”

In fact, the 54% of counties didn’t have a single murder, 69% had no more than one murder and 76% had no more than two murders, per the study….

Source: Who’s Doing The Killing In The U.S.? Scholar John Lott Pegs 51% of Murders To 2% Of Counties | Daily Wire

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