SAN JOSE, Calif.
— More than 1,100 people were killed in San Francisco in 2016, according the latest FBI statistics, surpassing the previous year’s total of 993, according a new report from the San Jose Mercury News.
The report, released Thursday, was based on FBI records that show there were 891 shootings and 474 deaths in the city in 2016.
Among the shootings were homicides that occurred between March 1, 2015 and February 20, 2017.
San Jose had the highest number of killings with 1,902.
The city’s homicide rate, the FBI said, was 14.7 per 100,000 residents, while the national rate was 10.2 per 100 the bureau said.
The San Jose homicide rate was almost double the national average of 2.9 per 100.
San Jose’s rate of nonfatal shootings in 2016 was 8.7, the lowest in the country, according data compiled by the National Center for Justice Statistics.
There were 2,543 nonfalsified shootings reported in San José in 2016 compared to 1,544 in 2015.
In total, the city had 563 nonfelsified homicides in 2016 that were counted as nonfelonious.
The number of homicides that were recorded as felonies was just over 1,500.
Overall, there were 1,631 nonflesified shootings in San Diego in 2016 versus 794 in 2015, according, the data.
In San Francisco, the number of non felsified shootings was 577 compared to 546 in San Mateo County.
At least 972 people were shot and killed by guns in San Pedro Sula County, which encompasses San Jose, San Jose and San Jose.
More: San Jose had more than 1 million residents at the time of the data release, according FBI data.
Last year, more than 7,300 people were injured by gunshots and gunfire-related injuries in San Antonio, Texas, according an Associated Press report from October 2017.