Landscapes Of Murder: Photos Show The Emptiness Left Behind After Baltimore Killings

On Dec. 28, 2015, a few blocks from where Freddie Gray was arrested, 22-year-old Dominique Harris was gunned down in the middle of Baker Street’s 1900 block around 4:25 p.m.

Dominique, shot multiple times, was the day’s second homicide. He was also Baltimore’s 341stlast year. In 2015, 344 Baltimoreans were murdered — the deadliest year on record for Charm City since 1993, when 353 people were killed. The homicide rate is roughly 55 per 100,000residents, which is quite jarring for a city that is now home to just over 621,000.

Outside of the city, however, no one knows Dominique’s name — and Wil Sands, a writer and photojournalist with Fractures, a small collective of journalists, is aiming to change that.

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