A record number of homicides were committed this weekend in Baltimore.
28 people were shot, nine were killed over the Memorial Day Weekend.
At least 33 have been killed in Baltimore this month.
So where are the protesters.
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings Blake had this to say,
“It’s disheartening. We’ve come too far to have this kind of setback.”
What is she talking about?
CBS Local reported:
The violence continues — as the number of shootings continues to grow and two more people killed over Memorial Day weekend in the city.
Baltimore police reported eight shootings overnight, two of which were fatal — making the tally for the weekend in Baltimore 26 shootings, 9 fatal.
A summary of the overnight shootings police are investigating are below:
May 24, 2015, 10:28 p.m. — 1600 block of Hazel St. (Southern)
Police respond to a report of a firearm discharged. They learn of a walk-in shooting victim at area hospital and when they arrive, they learn a man was shot in the buttocks. Victims tells police he was shot by two masked men.
May 25, 2015, 12:13 a.m. –500 block of E. 21 st St. (Eastern)
Officers respond for a report of a cutting and find a man suffering from a gunshot wound to the back of his head. Man is taken to hospital where he’s listed in critical condition.
May 25, 2015, 12:29 am — 800 block of W Fayette St. (Western)
Officers respond to a report of a shooting and they find a man inside a car suffering from gunshot wounds. Police locate a second victim — a woman – who was shot in the back and was laying in the street. Both victims were taken to area hospitals, but the man died due to his injuries. Woman is listed in critical, but stable condition.