Taylor Hayes, the 7-year-old girl who was shot while sitting in the backseat of a car two weeks ago, has died, police said this morning.
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Video: Tipped off about gun tossed into bushes downtown, BPD officer responds, ‘This isn’t my district’
Baltimore police have launched an internal probe into an incident where an on-duty officer, tipped off about a man who appeared to have tossed a gun into the bushes near Preston Gardens Park and then went back to retrieve it, declined to investigate because—in her words—”this isn’t my district.”
Baltimore police still respond to calls for help quickly, but following the death of Freddie Gray and trials of officers charged in Gray’s death, the number of cops who report suspicious activity on the streets has plummeted, according to a new analysis by USA Today.
Baltimore police say a 27-year-old man shot by officers Thursday afternoon at the Walter P. Carter Clinics downtown is now in stable condition.
For the second time, the trial of Keith Davis Jr. in the shooting death of Pimlico Race Course security guard Kevin Jones has ended with a hung jury.
This was Davis’ third trial for the murder of Jones, who was shot 11 times on his way to work in the early morning of June 7, 2015.
A network of highly sensitive audio sensors were recently placed atop buildings across West Baltimore. When a gunshot rings out, they’ll pick up on the frequency and send a clip to audio analysts at the Newark, California, home base of gunfire-detection software firm ShotSpotter. If the sound checks out as actual gunfire, an officer here in Baltimore will be notified by an app on their phone.
City approves $50K settlement for man who alleged officer injured him with ‘hip throw’ in 2016 altercation
In addition to signing off on a record-setting $9 million settlement this morning for a man wrongfully convicted of murdering a woman in Baltimore in 1987, city officials also approved a $50,000 payout for a man who who alleged an officer injured his knee with a “hip throw” takedown in 2016.
The city could be doling out one of its largest-ever payouts tied to alleged police wrongdoing, assuming the Board of Estimates approves a $9 million settlement for James Owens, who was freed from prison in 2008 after DNA evidence cleared him in a 1987 rape-murder case.
The city has agreed to pay $90,000 to a man who sued multiple Baltimore police officers after they broke his nose in a May 2015 scuffle at a Mount Vernon row house, and then charged him several weeks later with assaulting one of the officers.