Confronting Crime

October 13, 2007


Homicides since Jan. 1: 237


Police identified the victim of Thursday night's barbershop shooting in the 1100 block of W. Baltimore Street as Kevin Ware, 40, of the 800 block of W. Lexington St. He was an employee of the shop.

Police identified the victim of Tuesday's fatal shooting as Montaz Askew, 20, of the 1600 block of Normal Ave., near Clifton Park. He lived in the same block as the shooting.

Police said investigators still do not know the name of the man whose body was found about 6:30 a.m. Wednesday in the 3400 block of Winterbourne Road near Leakin Park. Police have not made arrests in any of the three homicides.

LAST YEAR: Baltimore had recorded 217 homicides as of Oct. 12, 2006.

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

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