Murders this Week: 6; Murders this Year: 202
Published: November 28, 2012
Two of last week’s homicide victims have been identified. The man stabbed in the chest in the 1800 block of Rutland Avenue on Nov. 12 was Donell Bishop, a 28-year-old African-American. The man shot in the chest on Nov. 16 in the 3000 block of Elgin Avenue was Richard Reed, a 66-year-old African-American.
Tuesday, Nov. 20
8:07 P.M. Three males were shot in the 2700 block of Greenmount Avenue in Harwood. A 20-year-old African-American man and a 33-year-old African-American man were hit numerous times but survived. Daniel Pearson, a 16-year-old African-American male, was also shot repeatedly but died at an area hospital at 8:22 P.M.
Wednesday, Nov. 21
2:20 P.M. Adonay Garcia-Wilson, a 22-year-old African-American man, was shot several times in the upper body and head in the 2800 block of Boarman Avenue in the middle of the afternoon. He was taken to a local hospital, where he died at 3:26 P.M.
Thursday, Nov. 22
2:16 P.M. Antoine Ellis, a 23-year-old African-American man, was shot several times while standing by a bench at a baseball field in the 2000 block of North Forest Park Avenue. He died at a city hospital at 2:40 P.M.
Saturday, Nov. 24
1:32 P.M. Police found James Johnson, a 22-year-old African-American man, lying on the ground in the 1300 block of Laurens Street in Sandtown-Winchester. He had been shot in the head, limbs, and torso. He died at an area hospital less than an hour later. This is the third fatal shooting in the middle of the afternoon this week. Johnson was also the 200th person murdered this year.
Sunday, Nov. 25
9:02 P.M. A 16-year-old African-American male was in the rear of the 2200 block of Barclay Street when he was shot repeatedly in the face. He died before he could be taken to a hospital. Police are waiting until the boy’s family has been notified of his death to release his name. He is the ninth minor murdered this year and the second this week.
9:26 P.M. Tremaine Johnson, a 34-year-old African-American man, was walking near the intersection of North Calhoun and West Franklin streets when he was shot in the head. He died at a city hospital at 9:53 P.M.
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