RadioOnFire.com – There have been five people killed in Baltimore since Wednesday morning, marking at least 237 homicides this year, according to the Baltimore Police Department.
Just before 9 a.m. Wednesday, police were called to the 1900 block of Saint Paul Street for reports of an unresponsive person, police say.
Once at the scene, police found a 51-year-old woman with “trauma to the upper body,” according to the BPD. Medics were called to the scene and pronounced the woman dead.
Around 9 p.m. Wednesday, police responded to the 800 block of West Lexington Street for reports of a shooting. Police found an unresponsive 27-year-old man suffering from gunshot wounds to the neck and head, police say.
The man was taken to an area hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
Just before 11:30 p.m., police responded to the 200 block of Douglas Court for a shooting. Police located an unresponsive 24-year-old man suffering from gunshot wounds. The man was taken to Johns Hopkins Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 11:48 p.m., police say.
Around 1:20 a.m. Thursday, police were called to a home in the 600 block of Arsan Avenue for reports of a shooting.
Police were directed to a bedroom, where they found 23-year-old Terrance Featherstone, a resident of the home, according to police. Featherstone had been shot and was unresponsive.
Police say Featherstone was transported to Shock Trauma, where he later died.
Homicide detectives assumed control of the investigation and learned that Featherstone had been outside his home when an unknown gunman approached him and opened fire, investigators say. Featherstone then retreated into the house to escape.
Just after 2 a.m., police responded to reports of a shooting in the 1300 block of Glenwood Avenue.
Police found an unknown man lying on the curb, suffering from a gunshot wound on his left side. Police say medics arrived on the scene and pronounced the man dead.
The five deaths bring the number of homicides in Baltimore to at least 237 this year.