Confronting Crime

August 26, 2007


Homicides since Jan. 1: 202


An unidentified man was shot shortly after midnight while at the wheel of a Jeep Cherokee, which ended up in a backyard pool in West Baltimore. Police said he was an apparent robbery victim.

LAST YEAR: Baltimore had recorded 176 homicides as of Aug. 25, 2006.

ONLINE: Details and locations of this year's city homicides at

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