Published: December 1, 2010
Murders this Week: 5
Murders this Year: 203
Monday, Nov. 22
2:30 p.m. Police found Charles Burrell, a 24-year-old African-American man, lying in the alley behind the 400 block of North Loudon Avenue off Edmondson Avenue. Burrell had been shot, and died at an area hospital at 7:08 p.m. Police believe he was shot in the 500 block of North Loudon.
Tuesday, Nov. 23
10:48 a.m. Two men came up to Patrick Dolan, a 19-year-old Caucasian man, in the 3600 block of Brendan Avenue in Belair-Edison and stabbed him several times. Dolan died at an area hospital at 12:26 p.m.
11:54 p.m. Derrick Cross, a 29-year-old African-American man, was discovered lying on the floor of his apartment in the 4400 block of Plainfield Avenue near Herring Run Park. He had been hit in the head and died at an area hospital half an hour later. Terrance Parker, a 30-year-old African-American man, was arrested for Cross’ murder.
Wednesday, Nov. 24
7:32 a.m. Davon Douglas, a 28-year-old African-American man, was found on the front steps of a building in the 1800 block of Eagle Street in Southwest Baltimore. His throat had been cut and he died at a local hospital less than an hour later.
Thursday, Nov. 25
6:57 p.m. On Thanksgiving Day, Harry Patterson Jr., a 68-year-old African-American man, allegedly got into an argument with his wife. Patterson’s younger brother Robin, a 51-year-old African-American man, tried to break up the fight. Harry then allegedly went into the kitchen of Robin’s house in the 4400 block of Belvieu Avenue in Northwest Baltimore, got a knife, and stabbed Robin six times. Robin died at a nearby hospital the next morning. Patterson was arrested and, according to police, confessed to killing his brother. This is the 25th fatal stabbing this year, and the fifth this month. Patterson’s arrest also marks the eighth time this year a person has been charged with the 2010 murder of a family member.
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