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Police Identify 16-Year-Old Murder Victim; Baltimore's 100th Of 2018

BALTIMORE (WJZ) -- Police have identified the 16-year-old who was fatally shot earlier this week. The teen's murder marked the 100th in Baltimore this year.

Jordan Deshields was shot just after 8:15 p.m. Tuesday, near a basketball court at the Mary Rodman Recreation Center in the southwest part of the city.

During their investigation, police say a handgun and drugs were found on the victim. Police Commissioner Darryl De Sousa said the teen had a .380 in his pocket.

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Deshields was the second Baltimore teenager to be murdered in less than a week.

Ray Glasgow III was a distinguished student-athlete at Baltimore City College High School.

Glasgow and friends were sitting in a parked car along Eden St. on May 5, when a gunman pulled up and opened fire, killing Glasgow and injuring his friend.

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Police say 17-year-old Glasgow, who was killed on Saturday, was not the intended target, and they are still looking for his killers, along with a white, 2-door Nissan Altima connected to the case.

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