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Murder Ink

Murders this Week: 6
Murders this Year: 190

Three of last week’s homicide victims have been identified. The teenager shot in the head in the 4000 block of Barrington Road on Oct. 26 was Alan Chavis, a 16-year-old African-American male. Edwin Green Jr., a 43-year-old African-American man, was the person found shot in the head in the 3600 block of Fairview Avenue on Oct. 29. And the woman shot to death in the 2300 block of Braddish Avenue was Jovanna Mitchell, a 20-year-old African-American.

Monday, Nov. 1

2:35 a.m. A tow truck with its engine running but no driver was seen in the 500 block of Mosher Street in Upton. When police arrived they found the driver, Andrew Joyce, a 23-year-old Caucasian man, slumped over in the vehicle. He had been shot in the torso and was dead.

Tuesday, Nov. 2

9:50 p.m. Malcolm Hill, a 53-year-old African-American man, was discovered lying on the front porch of a dwelling in the 2400 block of Robb Street. He had been shot and died at an area hospital at 10:22 p.m. Police believe he was shot in the 2500 block of Robb Street.

Wednesday, Nov. 3

9:16 p.m. Winslow Thomas, a 44-year-old African-American man, died at a local hospital. On Oct. 22, Thomas was attacked at the Westport Light Rail stop in the 2200 block of Kloman Avenue. He had a head injury and several cuts. He managed to walk to the 2200 block of Sidney Avenue where he received medical attention.

Thursday, Nov. 4

2:22 a.m. Police were called to the 7000 block of McClean Boulevard for a house fire. When they arrived, the home was completely engulfed in flames and firefighters were on the scene. Once the fire was out, they found Jerry Harden, a 21-year-old African-American man, lying dead on the floor inside. Harden had been stabbed to death before the home caught fire. This is the third murder in the 6900 and 7000 blocks of McClean Boulevard in 2010.

3 a.m. Kevin Anderson, a 30-year-old African-American man, was shot in the back in the 200 block of South Woodyear Street near the Mount Clare Junction shopping center in Southwest Baltimore. He died at a local hospital at 3:35 a.m. Police believe the motive for Anderson’s murder may have been robbery.

Saturday, Nov. 6

9:20 a.m. Department of Public Works personnel were cleaning the rear of the 800 block of West Lexington Street a few blocks from the University of Maryland, Baltimore campus. They saw a person inside a residence and tried to wake him up. When he didn’t respond, they called 911. Derrius Currie, a 21-year-old African-American man, was dead. There was drug paraphernalia at the scene, but his death has been ruled the result of head trauma. Currie is the sixth person murdered in Poppleton this year.

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