Crime

Murder Ink: 244 murders this year, 14 murders over the past two weeks

Murder Ink: 244 murders this year, 14 murders over the past two weeks

Because of last week's holiday, Murder Ink ran online only. It is published in this week's paper along with this week's Murder Ink.

Monday, Aug. 28

9:48 p.m. Carlos Jones, a 27-year-old African-American man, was near the intersection of Mount Pleasant and S. Highland avenues when someone shot him more than once. Police and medics found him there. He was sent to a Johns Hopkins Bayview and homicide detectives were called. Jones died on Aug. 30. He resided on the 2600 block of Springhill Avenue. Detectives are looking for clues.

On June 1, Christopher Lessane, a 48-year-old African-American man, was near the intersection of East Monument and North Port...

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