9 murders in Baltimore over holiday weekend; deadliest month since 1999

9 murders in Baltimore over holiday weekend; deadliest month since 1999

[Ed. – Councilmember says it’s an “earthquake kind of time.”  Guess there’s nothing human volition can do.]

Police say 26 people were shot, 9 of them killed over this weekend, adding to the  record-breaking violence. …

From one district to the next leaving 26 people shot and 9 dead.

Councilmember Mary Pat Clarke links the violence to a city still reeling from weeks of unrest.

“It was an earthquake kind of time and i think we’re still dealing with the aftershock,” she says. …

Neighbors in Govans describe this as a quiet community and say they’re surprised the gun violence spilled into their streets. …

WJZ media partner The Baltimore Sun reports 35 people have been killed so far in May making it the deadliest month in Baltimore since December of 1999. …

Since the beginning of the year, 108 people have died due to violence in the city.

So far none of the victims have been identified and no arrests have been made. If you have information on any of these shootings you’re urged to contact police.

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