Looks like the evil police got the message, let the people take care of themselves! Just place your dead at the corner for pick-up by the sanitation department, no questions asked! Alarming Surge In Murders And Shootings In Baltimore Christie Ileto May 18, 2015 11:03 PM BALTIMORE (WJZ) — City crime spike. A dramatic increase in violence in Baltimore. Dozens of shooting and murders in the last few weeks following the riots last month. Christie Ileto reports some are concerned police are hesitant to crack down after six officers were charged in the death of Freddie Gray. No parent should ever have to bury a child, but it’s Vel Hick’s reality. “He took my baby away from me. That’s my baby,” she said. Her 33-year-old son Louis is now one of 96 homicides in Baltimore this year–an undercurrent of violence that’s up almost one-third from this time last year.