Category Archives: Baltimore

Killed – Myrus Joynes (Baltimore, MD)


Wednesday, Dec. 11

6:20 p.m. Northwestern District police found Myrus A. Joynes Sr., a 47-year-old African-American man, on the 5200 block of Denmore Avenue in the Arlington neighborhood. He had been shot multiple times and died soon after at an area hospital.

Killed – Rodney Smith (Baltimore, MD)


A 26-year-old killed in West Baltimore on Thursday night was the city’s 218th murder this year, surpassing the city’s total homicides in 2012.

It’s the second consecutive year that the homicide count is on the rise in Baltimore. In 2011, Baltimore saw 197 murders — a record low in more than two decades.

Homicide detectives explored an alley and a nearby yard in the 3300 block of Virginia Ave. in Central Park Heights on Thursday night, where police said Rodney Smith was shot in the back at 6:58 p.m.

By 8:07 p.m., Smith had been pronounced dead, the department confirmed.

Killed – James Seals (Baltimore, MD)


Wednesday, Dec. 4

11:29 p.m. James Seals, a 48 year-old African-American man, was on the 2800 block of Parkwood Avenue in the Woodbrook neighborhood about five blocks from his residence on the 2200 block of Whittier Avenue when another African-American man walked up to him. The two men spoke for a short time and then the other man shot Seals several times and ran away. Police and medics found Seals there. He was taken to a hospital and pronounced dead at 11:50 p.m.

Killed – Thomas Burrell (Baltimore, MD)

Thomas Burrell1

Police also identified the victim in a fatal shooting early Saturday in the 1000 block of E. Patapsco Ave. as Thomas Edward Burrell, 37, who lived in the 800 block of Herndon Court. Police have no suspects in that case.

216 11/30/13 Thomas Burrell 36 1000 East Patapsco Avenue Shooting victim, victim was found guilty of murder in 1997(CN 195353003)

Killed – Jerome Patterson (Baltimore, MD)


215 11/26/13 Jerome Patterson 46 700 Linnard Street
Victim shot on block where he resided, victim pleaded guilty to murder in 2000(CN 197345028)

Jerome Patterson
Found on November 26, 2013 at 6:30 PM

700 Linnard Street
Baltimore, MD 21229
46 years old

Killed – Demetrius Beatty (Baltimore, MD)


The latest took place in Southwest Baltimore on Saturday afternoon.

At around 2:45, officers found a man who had been shot in the head at the intersection of Kevin Road and Cranston Avenue.

The 37-year-old victim, identified as Demetrius Beatty, was taken to a nearby hospital, where he later died.

Police believe the vicitim was actually shot in the 4200-block of Woodridge Avenue.