Shootings

Murder Ink: 7 murders this week, 218 murders this year

Murder Ink: 7 murders this week, 218 murders this year

While violence elsewhere captures national attention, Baltimore City's violence continues at record levels. Aside from the murders, there were also 18 non-fatal shootings this week, including a triple-shooting on Sunday.

Tuesday, Aug. 8

1:21 a.m. Tyrese Davis, a 15-year-old African-American boy, was on the 1600 block of W. Franklin Street, walking home with his brother, when someone shot him in the head. Police believe it was a robbery. Davis lived on the 2100 block of W. Fayette Street.

10:02 p.m. Deric Ford Sr., a 54-year-old African-American man, was getting ready to close up the Dollar General store he managed on the 4500 block of Edmondson Avenue...

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