Murder Ink: 8 murders this week, 207 murders this year

The pace continues as police work with federal agents in a "war room" to stem the violence. Supposedly the police have identified 238 people who do many of the shootings in the city, and are working to make criminal cases against them. A city firefighter was wounded in one of this week's eight nonfatal shootings. Robberies are also up 20 percent, The Sun reported. The dead body of a man was found in the harbor and sent for autopsy.

Monday, Aug. 10


4:42 p.m. A man police have not yet identified publicly was shot to death on the 2700 block of The Alameda, in the Coldstream Homestead Montebello neighborhood. Police were called to a report of gunfire and found the man with wounds on his upper body. He was dead when they got there.

10:03 p.m. Sheldon Eubanks, a 33-year-old African-American man, was on the 1700 block of McCulloh Street in Upton when someone shot him and another man multiple times. Eubanks died soon after in a hospital. The other man survived, police said.

Wednesday, Aug. 12

6:42 p.m. A man who police have not yet identified publicly was shot on the 2400 block of Reisterstown Road in the Parkview/Woodbrook neighborhood. He died soon after at Sinai Hospital.

Thursday, Aug. 13

10:39 p.m. Three young men were shot near the intersection of Willow and Alhambra avenues in the Wilson Park neighborhood. Police heard the shots and found the victims, later identified in The Sun as Franklin Morris, a 17-year-old African-American boy, Tyrik Adams, a 17-year-old African-American boy, and Marquis Caldwell, a 19-year-old African-American man. One victim died at the scene and the other two died in a hospital soon after. Police said they recovered handguns from two of the victims. They did not say which victims were armed.

Friday, Aug. 14

11:27 p.m. A man walked into Johns Hopkins Hospital with a gunshot wound. He died soon after. Police have not yet publicly identified the man. They say that the shooting happened on the 2500 block of Jefferson Street, in the McElderry Park neighborhood.

Saturday, Aug. 15

2:30 a.m. A man police have not yet identified publicly was on the 200 block of North Caroline Street, in the Dunbar/Broadway neighborhood, when someone shot him. Medics got him to a hospital but he was pronounced dead minutes later.