There is no shortage of tragedy on the streets of Baltimore: a revenge killing, a holdup gone bad, a suicide, a road rage that escalates. And then there are the roaring crescendos where you can’t quite believe what has been orchestrated. Like the cacophony of shots fired midday Tuesday in the middle of an East Baltimore Street, killing one man and injuring three others. Sixty shell casings from the unknown assailant’s assault rifle left lying on North Rose Street for a police forensic crew to examine, tag and photograph.
The worshipping of guns, the cheapening of life
May 12, 2022