Take a look at the map and chart below to see where these crimes are occurring. As District, Measured notes, the crime increase is not occurring evenly throughout the city, but rather is concentrated in certain neighborhoods. The police department divides the city into 39 neighborhood clusters when reporting crime data. Of those 39 clusters, 22 had an increase in crimes committed with guns this year.
Areas such as NoMa near Union Station, Stanton Park, Capitol Hill, Petworth, Brightwood Park and Crestwood were among the neighborhoods that registered the biggest spike in crime. The biggest decrease in crime occurred in neighborhoods on the eastern corner of the city, although some of these neighborhoods still had among the highest crime rates in the city.