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Police identify a high school student and a 19-year-old killed in Baltimore shootings last Thursday

Another city schools student died Thursday in a hospital after he was found wounded by gunfire in the morning in Northeast Baltimore.

The shooting was one of four Thursday that also left another man dead and two other people injured.


Officers responded to a shooting at about 9:45 a.m. Thursday at a gas station on the corner of East Northern Parkway and McClean Boulevard in the Hamilton Hills neighborhood and located a man suffering from an apparent gunshot wound, according to Baltimore Police. He was taken to an area hospital where he died, police said.

Police identified the man Friday as 20-year-old Breon Traquan Ennis.


A city schools spokesperson confirmed that Ennis was a student in the Achievement Academy at Harbor City High School.

A student at Achievement Academy at Harbor City High School, above,  died after being shot about 9:45 a.m. Thursday.

The corner serves as a school bus stop, where students were waiting on the bus and witnessed the shooting, city schools spokesperson Sherry Christian said.

City schools were closed to students Friday for professional development, but counseling will be available for Achievement Academy students next week, Christian said.

Ennis is the sixth Baltimore City Public Schools student to be shot and killed this year. At least three times as many have been shot and injured.

Earlier Thursday in West Baltimore, police responding to an 8 a.m. call in the 600 block of North Arlington Avenue in the Harlem Park neighborhood found a man in the street suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. He was declared dead at the scene. Police have identified the victim as 19-year-old Tavon Wilson Jr. Wednesday.

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Those with information on either of the homicides are asked to contact detectives at 410-396-2100 or Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7Lockup.

Police said another man was shot Thursday morning in West Baltimore while attempting to tow a car.

Baltimore Police said a preliminary investigation determined that the 36-year-old was shot in the 2900 block of Garrison Boulevard in the Garwyn Oaks neighborhood around 8 a.m. Officers and paramedics met him about half a mile away at the Liberty Heights Fire Station in the Forest Park neighborhood. Medics transported the man to a hospital to treat his nonfatal gunshot wound.


Northwest District detectives are asking anyone with information to contact them at 410-396-2466 or Metro Crime Stopper at 1-866-7Lockup.

Crime scene tape in the 2300 block of East Northern Parkway in the Hamilton Hills neighborhood where a student from Achievement Academy at Harbor City High School was wounded Thursday morning and later died.

And Thursday evening, a 47-year-old man was injured in a shooting in West Baltimore, according to police.

The man walked into a hospital at about 8:21 p.m. suffering from a non-life-threatening gunshot wound, police said. Investigators determined he was shot in the 1300 block of North Gilmor Street in Sandtown-Winchester.

Western District shooting detectives are investigating the shooting, and ask those with information to contact them at 410-396-2477.