Two East Baltimore homicide victims identified

Baltimore police on Tuesday identified two victims of recent east side homicides.

Baltimore police on Wednesday identified two men killed Tuesday in shootings on the city's east side.

Kevon Phillips, 24, and Shelby Miller, 29, are the latest homicide victims to be identified by Baltimore police. Through Tuesday, the city had reported 51 homicides in 2016.

Phillips, of the 2600 block of Ashland Avenue in the Madison-Eastend area of East Baltimore, was killed in the 400 block of N. Bouldin St. in the Ellwood Park-Monument neighborhood. Police responded to the scene at 4 p.m. Tuesday and found Phillips suffering from multiple gunshots. He was transported to Johns Hopkins Hospital, where he died.

Miller, of the 4800 block of Aberdeen Avenue in the Frankford area of East Baltimore, was killed in the 1600 block of May Ct. in the Dunbar-Broadway section of East Baltimore. Police responded to the 200 block of N. Bond Street at 9:50 p.m. Tuesday and found the man. He died about an hour later at Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Police continue to investigate both shootings and ask that anyone with information call detectives at 410-396-2100 or leave an anonymous tip with Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7LOCKUP.

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