Confronting crime

December 19, 2007


Homicides since Jan. 1: 275


The death of a boy, 3, who died of head injuries June 8 at Harbor Hospital has been ruled a homicide by beating. The death remains under investigation, and no arrest had been made.

A woman who was 16 when she was shot Nov. 28, 1999, on a West Baltimore street and paralyzed died Sept. 20. Her death has been ruled a homicide by the medical examiner's office.

LAST YEAR: Baltimore had recorded 263 homicides as of Dec. 18, 2006. ONLINE: Details and locations of this year's city homicides are at

FOR THE RECORD - An article and headline in yesterday's Maryland section incorrectly reported the number of homicides recorded in Baltimore in 2006. There were 276.
The Sun regrets the error.

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