Report Shows Financial Cost Of Gun Violence In Louisville


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(Louisville, KY) - A new report details the financial cost of gun violence in Louisville Metro. 

The National Institute for Criminal Justice Reform estimates taxpayers spent at least $155 million in 2020 when Louisville recorded a record 173 homicides. That doesn't include the cost of shootings in which a victim survived.

Louisville is expected to set a new homicide record this year.

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