Baltimore Police on Wednesday arrested students who locked down the Johns Hopkins University main administration building as part of an ongoing protest over the creation of a private police force and the university’s contracts with ICE.
Markiyah Walker, 18, and her son, Chase Meade, were on their way to get crabs when they were shot along with a 1-year-old and two men outside the Busy Bee corner market at South Monroe Street and Ramsay Street in the Carrollton Ridge neighborhood Friday night.
A community reels after a violent weekend in which 18 people were shot; among them were two small children, ages 1 and 2. A total of seven people were killed in three days, including one man who was fatally stabbed. The violence continued Monday as two additional people were shot.
Newly installed as the 51st mayor of Baltimore, Jack Young joined with police commissioner Michael Harrison Sunday to ask residents for information related to Friday's mass shooting that left five injured, including two toddlers.
One man was fatally stabbed and another was shot in separate incidents early Saturday morning, according to Baltimore police. The stabbing and shooting followed an especially violent Friday, when 12 people were shot, including two young children in a mass shooting.
Baltimore's 51st mayor — Bernard C. "Jack" Young — spends his first full day on the job in Detroit for an economic development conference. With his phone ringing nonstop, Young said the city government is still fighting crime and council members are "making sure that things are getting done."