Man and woman killed in triple shooting in East Baltimore; another man killed in separate shooting, police say

A man and a woman were killed in a triple shooting and another man was fatally shot in a separate incident in Baltimore on Wednesday night, police said,

At about 10:41 p.m., Eastern District patrol officers were dispatched to the 1800 block of N. Chester St. in Broadway East to investigate a reported shooting, police said.


They discovered three shooting victims. Diarah Baxter, 21, and Marcus Alston, 20, died as a result of their injuries, police said. A 19-year-old male suffered a gunshot wound to the leg, police said.

Eight minutes earlier, at about 10:33 p.m., Southwest District patrol officers were dispatched to the 400 block of S. Bentalou St. in Millhill to investigate a reported shooting, police said.

Officers discovered 42-year-old Corey Moss suffering from gunshot wounds. A medic was summoned and transported Moss to University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center, where he was pronounced dead, police said.

Homicide detectives responded to both locations and assumed control of the investigation.

Police have also released the names of four people killed last month and one woman killed Tuesday. Tyree Lee, 39, was shot and killed March 27 in the 4600 block of Wallington Ave.

On March 28, 39-year-old Kenneth Maddox was fatally shot in the 900 block of W. Franklin St., and 17-year-old Lamont Green was shot in the 1400 block of Montpelier St. The teen later died at Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Two days later, 38-year-old Jahi Blackmon was fatally shot in the 400 block of N. Bouldin St.

Investigators also say 42-year-old Lakesha Clark was found shot Tuesday in the 1400 block of Barnes St. Officials previously gave a different address for where the incident occurred.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Baltimore Police Department’s Homicide detectives at 410-396-2100.

Those who wish to remain anonymous can use the Metro Crime Stoppers tip line, at 866-7LOCKUP.

Text tips to 443-902-4824.

Baltimore Police named the previously unidentified shooting victims on April 16, 2019. This story has been updated accordingly.