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INDIANAPOLIS--The murder number for 2018 so far was 103. Now it’s 102.  

IMPD said they are now ruling an incident that happened on Islander Drive back on July 1st self-defense.

That dropped the murder number back down to 102. At this time in 2017, the city had 89 murders.

In all of 2017, there were 156 murders, which set a record for most murders in a year in the capital city. 

September was one of the worst months for murders in 2017. There were 21. That was the second most in a month behind November (24). 

There has been 1 murder so far this month.  


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