Baltimore residents fearful amid homicide spike

A woman and boy were fatally shot in Baltimore Thursday morning. “That way I’m going to be able to use statements against the individual, and if the defense wants to call the other officer, he or she can do that”.

MD Sheriff: Cops “have been eviscerated, disemboweled”…

‘People Have Given Up On Us’

May has been the beleaguered city’s bloodiest month since 1999, when 36 were killed in November of that year.

There has been a surge in gun violence in Baltimore and a marked decrease in arrests since the death of Freddie Gray on April 21, who died from spinal injuries while in police custody.

Police announced two other Wednesday night shootings, including one that left a 27-year-old man in critical condition after he was found shot in the head just before 11 p.m., according to the Baltimore Sunday. Therefore, they tread cautiously, and only with support. In recent weeks, some neighborhoods have become like the Wild West without a lawman around, residents said.

She already has iron bars outside her windows and added metal slabs on the inside to deflect the gunfire. At least 29 people were shot, with nine killed, over the three-day weekend, the city’s CBS affiliate reports.

Any effort “to seat six fair and impartial juries for these Baltimore City Police Officers would be futile given the fact that the events surrounding this case have impacted every citizen of Baltimore“, the motion says. “These days? They’re nowhere”.

Now West Baltimore residents worry that they’ve been abandoned by the officers some have accused of harassing them.

“Before it was over-policing. Now there’s no police”, said Donnail Lee, 34, who lives in the Gilmor Homes, the public housing complex where Gray was arrested.

“What is happening, there is a lot of levels of confusion in the police organization”.

The good people and petty criminals alike are suddenly discovering what it feels like when Johnny Law isn’t there to protect them from psychopaths and sociopaths that roam the streets. This is the insane state that charged US Air Force Tech Sgt. Officer Caesar Goodson Jr., who was charged with second-degree murder, was greeted with a hug.

 

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