New York Hometowns With the Most Murders in 2022
A number of New York hometowns topped the list of the most murders in the nation in 2022. Is your hometown on the list?
In late May 2022, New York Gov. Katy Hochul confirmed ten bills were introduced in the New York State Senate and New York State Assembly that lawmakers believe will tighten New York State's gun laws.
Hochul noted New York has some of the nation's toughest gun laws but she vows to make them even stronger. Here's everything you need to know about the new gun control lawmakers proposed.
In October 2022, Hochul announced an additional $50 million in state funding that is expected to help increase public safety in the Empire State.
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Drastic Drop In Gun Violence Across New York State
Gov. Hochul was also proud to announce gun violence in New York State and the Hudson Valley has drastically dropped.
In late October, after New York State made it harder for residents to obtain guns following the mass shooting in Buffalo officials said the new "actions are working."
New York Locations With the Most Murders in 2022
24/7 Wall St recently highlighted cities with the most murders in 2022, at the time the article was written. 24/7 Wall Street highlighted 45 cities from across the nation including a few from New York State.
Syracuse, Buffalo, Rochester Make List
Syracuse, New York
- 45th overall
- Murders Per 100,000 People: 7.0
Buffalo, New York
- 19th overall
- Murders Per 100,000 People: 15.6
Rochester, New York
- 9th overall
- Murders Per 100,000 People: 22.8
If you're wondering, New Orleans, LA topped the list with 44.0 murders per 100,000 people.