Bucking Year-long Trend, Baltimore Just Went Nearly a Week Without a Homicide

11/13/17

By Ethan McLeod, Baltimore Fishbowl

While you weren’t looking last week, Baltimore was enjoying a much-needed respite from its numbing homicide streak.

The city went six full days without a murder before the spell was broken yesterday. On Monday, Nov. 6, Winfield Parker was murdered in a triple shooting at Destiny Auto Body Shop in the 5200 block of Fairlawn Avenue in Northwest Baltimore. The other victims, a 27-year-old male and a 26-year-old female, survived. Police said the shooting was likely targeted.

Then, the killings stopped — and for more than just several days. From Monday at noon through Sunday at 2:30 p.m., no one was murdered in Baltimore.

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