BALTIMORE (WJZ) — It was a violent weekend in Baltimore. There have been a number of shootings and a number of the victims died, together with one man who was visiting Baltimore from Israel.
Councilman Yitzy Schleifer says a complete neighborhood is grieving after 31-year-old Efraim Gordon was gunned down early Monday morning on the steps of his aunt and uncle’s dwelling. He was right here for a fast go to from Israel for his cousin’s wedding ceremony.
“They go from a excessive level of getting their relative’s wedding ceremony, and households lastly seeing one another for the primary time in a very long time and to have a relative are available from in a foreign country only for every week, to be gunned down is horrific,” says Councilman Yitzy Schleifer
Gordon’s homicide on Fords Lane in Northwest Baltimore is only one of a number of shootings in Baltimore over the previous 48 hours.
Sunday night, Baltimore Metropolis police say they have been referred to as to a quadruple taking pictures close to Washington Boulevard and Carroll Park simply after 8 p.m. All of the victims have been males of their 20s and one among them later died.
Along with the lethal weekend shootings, Metropolis police additionally say one other sufferer died from blunt pressure trauma to the pinnacle. Police say that murder occurred on Could 2, 2021, simply earlier than 8:30 a.m., within the 2500 block of McHenry Road. The division mentioned when officers arrived on the location, they discovered the sufferer, a black male, unresponsive.
As of Could 3, 2020, police mentioned there have been 91 homicides in comparison with 105 in 2021. However that information was launched on Monday morning, by the afternoon one other sufferer had died.
Councilman Schleifer mentioned there are a whole lot of cameras alongside Fords Lane in Northwest Baltimore. He mentioned residents are sharing the footage with the hope that data will assist clear up Gordon’s homicide.
If you realize something about any crime, contact detectives. You can even depart an nameless tip at Metro Crime Stoppers. That quantity is 1-866-7lockup.