Murders this Week: 3; Murders this Year: 33
Published: February 19, 2014
Police shot two robbery suspects on the night of Wednesday, Feb. 12. One man was shot, on the 2500 block of Liberty Heights Avenue, with a cash drawer in his hands. Police say the other man had broken into a Morrell Park house wearing a jacket with the word “Police” on the back. That man, Bernard Lofton, a 22-year-old African-American man, died soon after at a hospital. Homicide was called for a man shot in the head on Feb. 10 but he has survived. Police also pulled the body of a man from the harbor on the morning of Feb. 15. Cause and manner of death were pending at press time.
Monday, Feb. 10
8:45 p.m. Donnell Saunders, a 25-year-old African-American man, had just stepped outside his house on the 1500 block of Pennsylvania Avenue for a moment when he was shot multiple times. He died soon after at a hospital.
Tuesday, Feb. 11
7:19 a.m. Police were called to the 3900 block of The Alameda by firefighters who had discovered the body of Terry Junior Davis, a 48-year-old African-American man. He had “trauma to his head.” Police say Davis lived in the house.
8:42 p.m. 13 hours and less than a mile away from where Davis was found, Norvin Darrell Jones, a 26-year-old African-American man, was shot multiple times in the chest while on the 500 block of East 35th Street. He was taken to a hospital but died less than an hour later.
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