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Julius White

Baltimore City police gave an update Friday on what’s now become a murder investigation of a little girl who was shot two weeks ago while in the back seat of a car. 

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 The shooting happened July 5  around 2:20 p.m. on Lyndhurst Street. Taylor Hayes was in the backseat of a Honda Accord when shots rang out and bullet entered the trunk of the car and struck her. Taylor fought for her for about two weeks, but a released statement  from the Baltimore Police Department announced that her fight ended Thursday morning. 

The Baltimore Police Department has launched an internal investigation into an incident earlier this month that Interim Police Commissioner Gary Tuggle calls on its face “unacceptable.” 


The task force reviewing civilian oversight of the department is calling for a more powerful independent police accountability agency to replace the existing Civilian Review Board. 

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 Supporting Mayor Catherine Pugh’s aim to create a pipeline of committed, skilled, and experienced Baltimore Police officers, the Maryland Apprenticeship and Training Council has approved for accreditation the Mayor’s newly-instituted Cadet-Apprentice Program, effective immediately.