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Child Shot, Man Dead After Fireworks Celebration; Police Look For Person Of Interest


BALTIMORE (WJZ) — It was supposed to be a night of fireworks and fun to celebrate Independence Day, but instead a man was killed, an all-out brawl broke out and a little boy was shot. Mike Hellgren explains outrage is growing over crime in Baltimore City.

New video shows the large police presence as officers tried to calm the crowds. Several fights broke out at the Inner Harbor during the fireworks. One occurred as “God Bless America” played from the loudspeakers.

The brazen violence claimed one life. WJZ obtained a mug shot of Joseph Calo, a 26-year-old from Alabama, who died after he was stabbed in the neck with a bottle. Police released a photo of the prime suspect in his killing. It happened near McCormick and Schmick’s.

“These people who engage in these terrible and senseless acts of violence are cowards and we’re not going to tolerat

Added: Jul-6-2011 Occurred On: Jul-5-2011
By: Zipper10
Regional News
Tags: Child, shot, man, dead, fireworks, celebration, brawl,
Location: Baltimore, Maryland, United States (load item map)
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