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City sees 40 homicides, more than 100 shootings this month
City sees 40 homicides, more than 100 shootings this month

Baltimore Police announced the May's 40th homicide victim Saturday, making it the city's deadliest month since in a quarter of a century. Justin Mensuphu-Bey, 23 — who also went by Justin Bey, according to court records — was fatally shot in the 1100 block of Washington Boulevard in Pigtown Friday night, police said. The last time the city had 40 homicides in a month was August 1990, when the city had 42 and its population was significantly larger. Police also identified a previously announced homicide victim, who was shot in the 4000 block of West Belvedere Ave. on Friday night. He was Eladio Bennett, also 23. The 100th shooting of the month also happened early...

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