Thursday, April 24, 2014
(Minneapolis, MN) -- A report being released today by the city of Minneapolis shows a sharp jump in gun incidents in 2013 compared to 2012. According to the "Minneapolis Star Tribune," the Results Minneapolis report will show a 40-percent increase in incidents of guns used in crimes. Cellphone thefts are also up, and the report shows police response times are getting longer. Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman tells the "Star Tribune" that even though there was a spike in gun crime over the past year, violent crime is down overall in the last six years.