28 Shootings, 9 Fatal, Over Memorial Day Weekend In Baltimore


The Baltimore Sun reports 35 people have been killed so far in May making it the deadliest month in Baltimore since December of 1999.


CBS Baltimore
Amy Yensi has more. Police say 28 people were shot, 9 of them killed over this weekend, adding to the record-breaking violence.

The shooting didn’t stop on Monday night after a 9-year-old boy and another man were both injured by gun fire in the 2900 block of Arunah Avenue. Police say the child was shot in the leg and another man suffered a graze wound to the head.

New police video of a person of interest in Sunday’s deadly shooting in Druid Heights. It’s one of several active investigations following a Memorial Day weekend riddled with gun violence across Baltimore City.

From one district to the next leaving 26 people shot and 9 dead. Councilmember Mary Pat Clarke links the violence to a city still reeling from weeks of unrest.

“It was an earthquake kind of time and i think we’re still dealing with the aftershock,” she says.

Since the beginning of the year, 108 people have died due to violence in the city.

Reason?
CNN reports 'the police feel no longer feel they have the support of the police commissioner or the City's leadership' ....and are doing 'passive policing'...(not put themselves at risk)
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