Three shot, two fatally, on playground in city's Edgewood neighborhood

Investigation underway near Edgewood-Lyndhurst Recreation Center

June 30, 2014|By Colin Campbell and Sean Welsh, The Baltimore Sun

Two men were killed and another critically injured in a shooting at a recreation center playground in the city's Edgewood neighborhood Sunday, police said.

Officers were dispatched to the scene, at Allendale Street and Colborne Road near the Edgewood-Lyndhurst Recreation Center, at 6:52 p.m., police said.

Cedric Stancil, 18, of the 4700 block of Williston St., was pronounced dead at a local hospital at about 7:40 p.m. Four hours later, Jamal Campbell, 20, of the 2300 block of Winchester St., was also pronounced dead.

A third victim who was not identified remained in critical condition Monday morning, police said.

Two suspects ran from the scene in a westbound direction, police said.

Homicide detectives are investigating, and anyone with information may call 410-396-2100.

In another incident Sunday, a man walked into a city hospital just after 10 p.m. with a gunshot wound to his thigh. Police have not determined where the shooting took place, and district detectives are investigating.

Police also identified the man who was fatally shot Saturday night in Pigtown. Terrell Jarrett, 21, of the 1600 block of Smallwood St., died after being shot in the 1300 block of Ward St. just before midnight.

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