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Citywide Manhunt Underway For Suspect Accused Of Shooting 3 Women Last Month

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BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Police scour the city for a gang member they say shot three women in the midst of a violent outbreak. The city is bringing in federal power to get criminals behind bars and keep them there.

Meghan McCorkell has more on the steps to stop the shootings.

The feds will help the city target violent repeat offenders, and police say they will start by hunting down one man.

Public enemy number one. Darryl Anderson, 25, is wanted for murder.

“He’s a thug. He’s a violent person in Baltimore and we need help finding him,” said Col. Darryl Desousa, Baltimore City Police.

A known member of the notorious Black Guerrilla Family gang, police say Anderson is the gunman who shot three women on Elmora Avenue last month, killing 21-year-old Gennie Shird.

He’s also wanted for a 2012 murder outside a bar in Baltimore County.

Police say they’ve been looking for Anderson for at least a year now, and they believe he’s still somewhere hiding out somewhere in this community.

“He’s not in Cancun. He’s not in California. He’s here in Baltimore,” Desousa said.

Now the feds are stepping in to help the city put people like Anderson in prison.

Two new federal prosecutors will be hired to target the worst of the worst in communities plagued by crime.

“We’re going to commit the resources to make sure that you’re safe, to make sure that your children are safe and to ensure that the streets of Baltimore are secure,” said Rod Rosenstein, U.S. Attorney.

Those attorneys will fight for longer sentences in out-of-state federal prisons to keep gang members like Anderson from wreaking havoc while still behind bars.

Police say Anderson also goes by the name “Darryl Martin.” He’s also wanted for attempted murder in a shooting during a home invasion last month.

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