BALTIMORE - A string of words that has been said too often in Baltimore recently - another violent week or weekend.
While the city is on pace to have fewer murders than 2017, it is hard to ignore the violence that is beating down Baltimore. Since Monday there have been 18 shootings, five of them fatal, as well as a deadly beating and a fatal stabbing.
That is seven lives lost in just a week, and 177 people killed in the city since the start of 2018.
This deadly week follows a cry from community members to stop killing each other. City residents got together for the fifth ceasefire in a year, but the weekend ended with four shot, one of those people dying.