David Warren is facing five attempted murder charges in the Memorial Day weekend cookout shooting. (Baltimore Police Department)
Memorial Day weekend was one of the most violent of the year. With 2 people killed and 14 more wounded from gun shots over the weekend, many citizens are looking for help from lawmakers and police, alike.
On May 27 on the 100 block of Willard St. officers found a 38-year-old male suffering from a gunshot wound to the face. Baltimore City Police said he was shot by an unidentified suspect.
On May 27 on the 2900 block of Rosalind Ave. officers found a 41-year-old female suffering from a gunshot wound to the upper body. She later died from her injuries. Baltimore City Police said the victim was getting into her vehicle when she was approached by an unidentified male suspect and shot, after attempting to escape.
On May 27 at the intersection of Franklin and Normandy officers discovered an unresponsive male suffering from gunshot wounds. He was taken to an area hospital for treatment.
On May 27 on the 4700 block of Old York Rd. officers encountered a 21-year-old male who was suffering from a gunshot wound to the groin. Baltimore City Police Detectives said they discovered that the victim and several friends were participating in illegal activities when an unknown gunman exited a silver car that pulled into the block. The gunman yelled “kick it out” and the victim and his friends then ran.
On May 28 on the 400 block of S. Monroe St. officers found a 42-year-old male who was suffering from gunshot wounds to the torso. The victim was taken to an area hospital and was reported in serious condition. Baltimore City Police said the victim was walking when someone in a burgundy colored car opened fire.
On May 28 a 13-year-old female was found with a bullet graze wound to her head and a 27-year-old woman with a gunshot wound to the chest. Both women were treated and released from area hospitals.
On May 28 at 4100 Fairview Ave officers found a 23-year-old male suffering from multiple gunshot wounds to the buttocks and stomach. The victim’s wounds were non-life threatening and he was treated at an area hospital.
On May 28 on the 500 block of S. Broadway St. officers encountered 26-year-old Domonique Dungee of the 800 block of N. Carey St. who was suffering from a gunshot wound to the torso. Dungee was transported to Johns Hopkins Hospital where he died. Baltimore City Police said Dungee got into an argument with an unknown suspect which led to him being shot.
On May 30 on the 500 block of East 43rd St. officers found five victims suffering from gunshot wounds at cookout. Police believe a 30-year-old man, who was shot multiple times, was the intended target. Two other men, ages 20 and 25, were both shot in the arm. Also a 59-year-old man was shot in the buttocks and his 60-year-old wife was shot in the face, according to police. All of the victims sustained non-life threatening injuries.
At a news conference on June 1 Police Commissioner Kevin Davis announced that David Warren was arrested after the police received a tip. Maryland court records show that Warren is facing five counts of attempted murder as well as several gun and drug charges in the May 30 shooting.
On May 30 at the intersection of Smallwood St. and Wilkens Ave. police found an adult male suffering from a gunshot wound the buttocks. The injuries were said to be non-life threatening.
Anyone with information on any of these crimes is urged to contact Citywide Shooting detectives, at 410-396-2221. Those who wish to remain anonymous can utilize the Metro Crime Stoppers tip line, at 1-866-7LOCKUP.