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From Jeremiah Brogden to Izaiah Carter, several City School students have died by gun violence

Posted at 5:57 PM, Mar 07, 2023
and last updated 2023-03-09 10:52:27-05

Several Baltimore City School students have died by gun violence since the start of the school year, a spokesperson for the district told WMAR-2 News Tuesday afternoon.

It's a shocking number.

We diligently track homicides in both Baltimore City and County, and between the two, there are as many as 16 homicide victims that could potentially be Baltimore City students with at least five of those confirmed to have been students in the district.

Jeremiah Brogden was 17 when he was shot and killed early in the school year.

School officials confirmed that he was the first student victim of gun violence for the school year.

Izaiah Carter, shot and killed just yesterday, was 16-years-old and the 31st student to die.

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Gun violence doesn't always refer to murder, it also includes death by suicide.

We reached out to the Baltimore Police Department, to get a sense of the number of gun-related suicide deaths for people under the age of 20.

BPD says, they don't track suicides.

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We are reaching out to another agency to try and get those numbers.

WMAR-2 News is also working to confirm the number of students who were murdered.

Editor's note: BCPS originally reported 31 students died from gun violence. One day after this story was posted they emailed correcting that statement to 31 students dead from any cause in the 22-23 school year.