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  • Charlotte's number of homicides is outpacing last year's total. Here are some solutions.

    Two groups bear the brunt of the killings. Young Black men and domestic violence victims are murdered at the highest rate.

Charlotte's number of homicides is outpacing last year's total. Here are some solutions.

Two groups bear the brunt of the killings. Young Black men and domestic violence victims are murdered at the highest rate.
John D. Simmons jsimmons@charlotteobserver.com