Murder Ink

Murder Ink 12/7/16: 9 murders this week; 296 murders this year

A day with five homicides, including a mass shooting and double-murder kicked off the week, which ended with three unidentified bodies found in a house in Harlem Park, all shot to death. Baltimore added nine more dead bodies to the year's murder tally, edging inexorably toward its second year of...

  • Murder Ink 11/23/16: 9 murders this week; 280 murders this year

    Murder Ink 11/23/16: 9 murders this week; 280 murders this year

    Nine people were killed in Baltimore last week, including the namesake son of a whistleblower who was fired last year from the Housing Authority. Two days had two murders each. One day had three murders. Police charged a woman with attempted murder for allegedly shooting a 30-year-old man after...

  • Murder Ink 11/16/16: 5 murders this week; 271 murders this year

    Murder Ink 11/16/16: 5 murders this week; 271 murders this year

    Five more murders this week, including a triple shooting in broad daylight. Police also made arrests in two previous murders. Tuesday, November 3 1:10 p.m. Antonio Madeam, a 33-year-old African-American man, was on the 1800 block of Ruxton Avenue, two blocks from his home on the 1600 block, when...

  • Murder Ink 11/2/16: 7 murders this week; 263 murders this year

    Murder Ink 11/2/16: 7 murders this week; 263 murders this year

    The one-murder-per-day pace is back. Last year by this date there were 21 more murders than this year. Police reported eight non-fatal shootings and one gun seizure from a man with a history of arrests for gun violence. There was also a carjacking by a teenager of a vehicle with a baby in it. The...

  • Murder Ink 10/26/16: 5 murders this week; 256 murders this year

    Murder Ink 10/26/16: 5 murders this week; 256 murders this year

    Two of the men gunned-down this week were killed within earshot of elementary schools that were in session. Another victim was 17 years old. Last year by this date there were 276 murders. Tuesday, October 18 2:25 p.m. Major Anderson, a 27-year-old African-American man, was on the 2000 block of...

  • Murder Ink 10/19/16: 9 murders this week, 251 murders this year

    Murder Ink 10/19/16: 9 murders this week, 251 murders this year

    A baby who died last month after being beaten in May was ruled a murder, making nine for the week. Seven of the remaining eight homicides were committed in daylight. Two were double-shootings. There were 18 more murders last year by this date. Police arrested one murder suspect in New Jersey. Monday,...

  • Murder Ink: 6 murders this week; 242 murders this year

    Murder Ink: 6 murders this week; 242 murders this year

    Six murders is a light week in Baltimore these days. We're about 20 behind last year’s record pace. Monday, Oct. 3 1:56 p.m. Ricardo Goods Jr., an 18-year-old African-American man, was on the 2600 block of Robb Street in the Coldstream Homestead Montebello neighborhood when someone shot him multiple...

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