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Atlanta ranked among top U.S. cities by murder rate

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Atlanta ranked number 18 among 25 on 24-7 Wall Street's top murder capital list this year. 

The annual list is based on on FBI data, compiled by economic analysis. Atlanta recorded a total of 94 murders for the year 2015 with a murder rate of 20.2 per 100,000 civilians. According to the site, the number of homicide victims in Atlanta is up by 1.1% from 2014. 

80% of murder cases in Atlanta do end up being solved however. Nationwide, only 62% of murder cases are solved.  

Click through the slideshow to see what city ranked number 1.