BALTIMORE - After crime seemed to be slowing down in Baltimore City, police are now busy investigating five murders in only three days.
The fifth murder this week was reported in the 2700 block of McElderry Street on Wednesday just after 1 a.m. Police found 27-year-old Terry Henderson shot multiple times to the body. He later died at the hospital a short time after police found him.
On Tuesday, two homicides were reported. One was 11:15 a.m. in the 2400 block of Westfield Avenue. A man was found dead in the bleachers of a football field near Reginald F. Lewis High School. The next incident happened only two hours later in the 5400 block of Cedonia Avenue.
Monday also had two murders, but both of the people killed were 29-year-old women, and the shootings were only 40 minutes apart. The first victim was identified as Kataya Nelson. She was shot in the 200 block of North Fremont Avenue. The second victim, Allison Henn died in the 4800 block of Pimlico Road in Baltimore's Northwest District. The following evening, a 32-year-old man was critically injured after being shot at the same location where Henn was killed.
This violent week is also following a violent weekend where 12 people were shot and two of them died.