Two slaying victims identified

January 28, 2004|By Del Quentin Wilber | Del Quentin Wilber,SUN STAFF

City police identified yesterday two men killed Monday in separate shootings as a 21-year-old and 33-year-old M-y deaths that pushed the citys homicide total this month to 18.

In the first killing, Michael Campbell, 21, of the 1300 block of Spelman Road was driving his GMC sport utility vehicle about 11 a.m. in the 2700 block of Giles Road. when someone approached and fired six to seven shots into the truck, police said.

Campbell, 21, was shot in the head, chest and arm, police said. He died at the scene. A passenger, a 38-year-old woman whose identity is being withheld because she is a witness, was also shot three times M-y in the head, leg and chest, police said. She was listed yesterday in serious condition at Maryland Shock Trauma Center, police said.

Eight hours later, Tracey Dion Wright, 33, was found fatally shot near his home in the 5100 block of Kenilworth Ave., police said. Police said that an unknown man rang Wrights doorbell and asked him to come outside because someone might have struck his parked car.

Once outside, the man pulled out a gun and shot Wright in the head. The gunman then fired again, police said.

The killings pushed the number of deaths in the last 58 days to 48, according to police statistics.

Anyone with information is urged to call detectives at 410-396-2100.

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