Murder Ink

Murder Ink: 5 murders this week; 98 murders this year

Baltimore dodged bullets, literally, as the city tallied just five more homicides in a week when at least 20 people were shot. The police reported the condition of several of the non-fatal shooting victims as "unknown." Tuesday, May 17 9:52 p.m. Kevin Lee Evans Jr., a 26-year-old African-American...

  • Murder Ink: 2 murders this week, 93 murders this year

    Murder Ink: 2 murders this week, 93 murders this year

    Baltimore was graced with a weekend in which the sun came out and there were no murders. Police continued to arrest people with guns. There were several non-fatal shootings and two murders this week. Monday, May 9 5:40 p.m. Alfred Barrett, a 30-year-old African-American man, was found, unresponsive...

  • Murder Ink: 6 murders this week; 91 murders this year

    Murder Ink: 6 murders this week; 91 murders this year

    It was another bad week in Baltimore: police recorded six murders plus the death of a one-month-old infant whose father said he was only giving her a bath. She was scalded over 80 percent of her body. One of the confirmed murder victims was a 16-year-old boy. Another was a 77-year-old man. One...

  • Murder Ink: 9 murders this week; 85 murders this year

    Murder Ink: 9 murders this week; 85 murders this year

    Bad week. Along with the nine murders that kept the city's pace at near one per day, city police non-fatally shot three people. Dedric Colvin, a 14-year-old African-American boy, was carrying a BB gun that looked like a real pistol. Alex Brizzi, a 25 year-old Caucasian man was claiming to have...

  • Murder Ink: 7 murders this week; 76 murders this year

    Murder Ink: 7 murders this week; 76 murders this year

    As Baltimore marks the one-year anniversary of the uprisings that followed the death of Freddie Gray in police custody, the murder count remains stubbornly above last year's record killing rate. Seven homicides this week put Baltimore seven murders ahead of where the city was last year at this...

  • Murder Ink: 6 murders this week; 69 murders this year

    Murder Ink: 6 murders this week; 69 murders this year

    As the one year anniversary of Freddie Gray's arrest and fatal injury in police custody arrives, Baltimore's murder rate continues to trend ahead of last year's record-breaking pace (as of April 17 last year there were 62). Last week an off-duty police officer shot a man to death in a west side...

  • Murder Ink: 4 murders this week; 62 murders this year

    Murder Ink: 4 murders this week; 62 murders this year

    The city's homicide rate continues to outpace last year's as the anniversary of Freddie Gray's death approaches. That event marked the beginning of a surge in violent crime, especially murder. There were also 10 non-fatal shootings reported last week, and police seized 22 firearms from 17 individuals....

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