Baltimore marks 11 homicide-free days with fingers crossed

Baltimore marks 11 homicide-free days with fingers crossed
 

The city of Baltimore has entered its 12th day without a homicide, its longest spell without a murder in nearly four years.
There were five shootings in the city in the first 11 days of the streak, but all proved nonfatal, according to the Baltimore Sun.
The lack of homicides comes amid a community-organised "ceasefire" initiative that began on 2 February.
Baltimore has one of the highest homicide rates in the US.
A massive police corruption scandal currently hangs over the Maryland city of 620,000 people.
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13 February 2018 in World News, Views: 44
Source: BBC
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