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Baltimore homicide count hits 100 for 2012

Thursday - 6/21/2012, 6:56am  ET

BALTIMORE - Baltimore police say the city's homicide count has hit 100, with authorities lacking suspects in two most recent cases.

Police say about 6:20 p.m. Tuesday, 18-year-old Tavon Whelchel was found in the street with a gunshot wound to the chest. He died at Shock Trauma.

About 2 a.m. Wednesday, 36-year-old Lewis Womack IV was found in front of a home with gunshot wounds to his torso. He died at Sinai Hospital.

The Baltimore Sun reports ( http://bsun.md/L6cYBA) at this point last year, Baltimore had 96 homicides.

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Information from: The Baltimore Sun, http://www.baltimoresun.com


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