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

Two murders in this week's Murder Ink

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 on the 1500 block of N. Smallwood Street. He was dead. An autopsy found he had two bullet holes in his upper torso, and his death was ruled a homicide. Barrett had lived on the 4900 block of St. Gemma Road.

Thursday, May 12

10:45 p.m. Lionel E. Hill, a 33-year-old African-American man, was on the 1700 block of Manor Avenue in the Broening Manor neighborhood when someone shot him multiple times. Police found him there and he died at a hospital. Hill lived on Strawflower Road in Essex, about 10 miles away by car from where he was killed.

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