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Police searching for person of interest connected to homicide of 24-year-old man

BPD release surveillance video
Posted at 8:55 PM, Oct 03, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-04 17:38:25-04

Baltimore Police are searching for a person of interest linked to the homicide of a 24-year-old man. Abdoulie Jallow was shot and killed on September 30 in the unit block of South Calvert Street.

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Officials have released surveillance footage of the person of interest below:

Baltimore Police Chief T.J. Smith stressed the importance of community involvement and surveillance videos in cases like this on Thursday during a press conference. He says police, the community, and others are frustrated murders are not being solved quicker, but without witnesses coming forward, it's hard to make arrests and identify suspects. 

"If you know the guy, you know the guy and if you don't say anything, you're being complacent with the violence in the city," Smith said. 

A candlelight vigil for Jallow is planned for Thursday evening at 7 p.m. at Sherwood High School's upper practice field located at 300 Olney Sandy Spring Rd, Sandy Spring, MD 20860.

Friends are remembering Jallow for his infectious smile and personality.

Submit a tip to police:

Anyone with information on the identity of the individual seen in this video is asked to do one of the following:

  • Call homicide detectives at 410-396-2100
  • Call Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7Lockup
  • You can also text tips to 443-902-4824
  • Use the Baltimore City Police app to submit information