In-Depth: Rochester’s year-end violence numbers

ROCHESTER: Rochester Police Department’s Open Data Portal says there were 76 homicides this year. 64 of those were shooting deaths, and seven were stabbings. Seven victims were younger than 18, they were all shot. 40 investigations have been closed this year, for a case closure rate of 54 percent. In 2021, Rochester saw more than 80 homicides.