Homicide

Murder Ink 2/20/17: 2 murders this week, 47 murders this year

Murder Ink 2/20/17: 2 murders this week, 47 murders this year

Two murders in a week is rare news in Baltimore. Police made an arrest in one of them. There were 14 non-fatal shootings, however, including two doubles and a triple. Police also arrested six people for having guns, but none were charged with shootings.

Thursday, February 16

12:15 p.m. Iran Timmons, a 46-year-old African-American man, was on the 600 block of E. Eager Street when someone stabbed him. Police think he was in a store when he got into an altercation. He died. Later that day, police arrested Edwin Vargas, age 45, and charged him with first degree murder.

Saturday, February 18 

4:35 p.m. Antoine Mayo, a...

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