BALTIMORE — Baltimore Police have released the identities of eight murder victims all killed between Aug. 7 and Aug. 12 in the city.
The city has struggled through an acutely violent stretch, as 13 people were shot, with four being killed through the weekend , and additional causalities preceding the weekend’s carnage.
At about 8:49 on Aug. 6, police responded to the 4600 block of Pimlico Road to investigate a shooting. There they found a 17-year-old boy suffering from a gunshot wound. He was taken to a hospital for treatment. On Aug. 9, the teen, later identified as Tiyon Turman, succumbed to his wounds.
Witnesses told investigators that two men riding dirt bikes got into a verbal argument with Turman when one of the men shot the teen.
At about 7:30 p.m. on Aug. 7 , 24-year-old Chianti Barber was found suffering from multiple gunshot wounds in the 900 block of E. 41st Street. He later died at a hospital.
Shortly after that killing, police found 23-year-old Devin Rogers shot while in the 2700 block of Cylburn Avenue. At roughly the same time, 39-year-old Charles Jeffreys was shot while he was in the 1100 block of Mother Street. Both men later died at the hospital.
The same day, 20-year-old David Lane was shot while he was in the 1700 block of Homestead Street. He was originally rushed to the hospital for treatment, but by Aug. 12, Lane succumbed to his injuries.
On the afternoon of Sunday, Aug. 11, 37-year-old Damien Carlton was killed in the 200 block of N. Eutaw Street, near Lexington Market.
Another teen victim of recent violence, 17-year-old Yousef Adam was killed Sunday night in the 4100 block of Eierman Avenue.
On Aug. 12, 28-year-old Dominique Mitchell was killed while he was in the 1500 block of Traction Street.
Anyone with information about any of the killings can contact the police text tip line at 443-902-4824 or call Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7LOCKUP.