NewsCrime CheckerBaltimore City Crime


Baltimore surpasses 200 murders following separate shootings Thursday night

baltimore police generic crime scene
Posted at 10:52 PM, Aug 06, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-07 09:35:47-04

BALTIMORE — Baltimore Police are investigating two separate deadly shootings in West Baltimore Thursday night.

Police say the first shooting took place in the 2200 block of Ruskin Avenue just before 8:30 p.m.

Upon arrival, officers found a 26-year-old man suffering from gunshot wounds. He was transported to University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center and pronounced dead by medical personnel.

About two hours later, at approximately 10:28 p.m., officers were dispatched to the 2400 block of Etting Street for another shooting.

Upon arrival, they found 31-year-old Yohannes Carr suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The city has now recorded 201 murders in 2020.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Homicide detectives at 410-396-2100. Those wishing to remain anonymous can call Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7LOCKUP.