A man was shot and killed in the 2500 block of Orleans Street shortly after 3 p.m. Monday, Baltimore Police said, the second homicide of the day and the 18th killing in the past 10 days.
Police were called to Orleans Street, in the McElderry Park neighborhood, and found a man who had been shot multiple times in the head. The unidentified man was taken to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead a short time later, police said.
Earlier Monday, police said a man was stabbed to death in the city’s South Clifton Park neighborhood.
Around 8 a.m., an off-duty police officer who was driving in the 1900 block of Belair Rd. in East Baltimore saw a “physical assault” and used his radio to report the incident to police, officials said.
On-duty officers found an unidentified male suffering from severe stab wounds. The victim was taken to a hospital and pronounced dead at 8:27 a.m., police said. The suspect was still at the scene and was taken into police custody. Police had not released further details about the incident as of late Monday afternoon.
Police also reported that another man had been found shot dead in the city’s Frankford neighborhood early Sunday morning.
The department said officers responded to a report of a shooting in the 4400 block of Frankford Avenue around 12:17 a.m. Sunday and found a 57-year-old man who’d been shot multiple times. Medics declared him dead at the scene, police said.
Anyone with information about any of these homicides is asked to call 410-396-2100 or leave tips anonymously at 1-866-756-2587.
The shootings and early morning stabbing come after a week and a half of surging violence in the city. Eighteen people have been killed in Baltimore since June 12, with the city now having gone 10 consecutive days with at least one homicide death.
Before this stretch, the city went almost a week without a slaying.
Last Wednesday, a total of six people were shot, leaving one person dead in the city’s Penrose neighborhood in West Baltimore.
City police also responded to numerous non-fatal shootings during this period, including several that happened over Father’s Day weekend.
On Sunday, officers responded at approximately 12:53 a.m. to a hospital where a shooting victim was dropped off seeking treatment. When officers arrived, they found a man suffering from gunshot wounds in the thigh and shoulder. The man refused to tell police and hospital staff any information about himself, including where or how he was shot, police said.
Anyone with information about this shooting is asked to call detectives at (410) 396-2422 or call Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7lockup.
Nearly two hours later, officers went to the 1000 block of Cathedral Street in the Midtown-Belvedere neighborhood for a report of a shooting. When officers arrived, they found a 33-year-old man suffering from a gunshot wound to his head. The man was taken to a hospital where he was listed in serious, but stable condition, according to police.
Central District shooting detectives are investigating the incident.
Police are asking anyone with information about this shooting to call detectives at (410) 396-2411 or call Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7lockup.
About five minutes later, police responded to a hospital for a shooting victim who recently walked in seeking treatment. When officers arrived, they found a 28-year-old man suffering from a gunshot wound to his thigh.
The man told police that he was walking in the 5400 block of Wabash Avenue in Northwest Baltimore where a person wearing a red hoodie, blue jeans and a black neck gaiter covering up his face approached him. The man was struck in the face with a handgun and then shot, police said.
Northwest District Shooting detectives are investigating this incident and are asking anyone with information to call (410) 396-2466.
At approximately 7:27 p.m. Sunday, officers responded to Washington Boulevard and Letitia Avenue for an assault and a shooting. When officers arrived, they located a 29-year-old man who was shot in the foot and a 32-year-old woman who was assaulted. Both victims were taken to an area hospital for treatment with non-life threatening injuries.
Southwest District shooting detectives investigating this case are asking anyone with information to call (410) 396-2499 or call Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7lockup.
Baltimore police also identified multiple homicide victims dating back to Thursday.
Devonta Clark, 25, was fatally shot that day in the 5200 block of Hillburn Avenue. On the same day, Lavar Steels, 42, was fatally shot on North Stockton Street. Terrell Rheubottom, 38, also was fatally shot in the 2800 block of Brighton Street.
Police identified three other homicide victims who were all killed Friday. Quante Thompson, 23, was killed in the 4900 block of Franklintown Road. Additionally, Tyrell Johnson-Woods, 24, was killed in the 3800 block of Derby Manor Drive and Steven Riddick, 53, was killed in the 5500 block of Frederick Avenue.