BALTIMORE, MD. (THECOUNT) — Baltimore, Maryland officials released the identifies of nine recent homicide victims on Wednesday.
All nine victims were killed during a six-day stretch between June 10 and June 15 in the Baltimore area.
On July 15, 22-year-old Jaquan Johnson was killed when he was in the 2900 block of Pulaski Highway.
On July 14, 26-year-old Brandon Cobb was killed while he was in the 3800 block of Egerton Road.
On Jul 13, 17-year-old Donte Webb was killed while he was in the 600 block of E. 38th Street.
After a brief pause with no killings on July 12, four people were killed on July 11, reports WMAR.
Travis Chance, 16, was killed while he was in the 5600 block of The Alameda.
Anita Cheek, 52, was found dead in a vacant house that had been on fire in the 600 block of E. Biddle Street. Police charged 34-year-old David Okoroji in her death the next day.
Frank McNeil, 63, was stabbed to death when he was in the 300 block of E. Belvedere Avenue.
Two people were killed on July 10.
Wayne Phillips, 24, was killed while he was in the 1200 block of N. Milton Avenue.
Juwan Vellines, 21, was killed while he was in the 5900 block of Radecke Avenue.
As of July 17, Baltimore has experienced 175 murders in 2019. More than half of Baltimore’s 309 homicide victims in 2018 were shot in the head, according to Baltimore PD.
If anyone has any information on any of the victims listed above please contact police at 911.
Geo quick facts: Baltimore is a major city in Maryland with a long history as an important seaport. Fort McHenry, birthplace of the U.S. national anthem, “The Star-Spangled Banner,” sits at the mouth of Baltimore’s Inner Harbor. Today, this harbor area offers shops, upscale crab shacks and attractions like the Civil War–era warship the USS Constellation and the National Aquarium, showcasing thousands of marine creatures – wikipedia.