Shootings

Murder Ink: 3 murders this week, 285 murders this year

Murder Ink: 3 murders this week, 285 murders this year

This week's low murder count is luck. There were 23 non-fatal shootings, including four double-shootings. Police arrested four people with handguns, and charged four people, including two women, with shootings. Keith Davis Jr. was convicted of murdering Kevin Jones.

Tuesday, Oct. 17

7:37 p.m. Demetrius Mitchell, a 21-year-old African-American man, was on the 1600 block of Aisquith Street on Oct. 10 when someone shot him in the neck. Police heard the shots but did not see any witnesses. Mitchell was hospitalized and lived seven more days before succumbing to his injury on Oct. 17.

7:53 p.m. A 44-year-old man, who police have not yet identified publicly,...

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