An apparent murder-suicide occurred at Canton Crossing on Thursday, April 23. Baltimore City police were called to the scene around noon after reports of a double-shooting. Investigators confirmed that the victims, an adult male and adult female, were dead upon the police’s arrival. The black SUV where the deaths took place remained at the scene, in front of the TD Bank on the 3600 block of Boston St., as people and police swarmed around it.
The victims are believed to be 29-year-old Mark McKenna and 26-year-old Reanna Lynn. The motives are unclear and police are investigating. Initial reports claim that the shooting arose after a dispute between the two ended in McKenna shooting Lynn and then himself.
“We have been informed by the Baltimore City Police Department that the shooting that occurred today at Canton Crossing was a domestic incident… This was not a random act,” said Councilman Jim Kraft.
On Friday, it was confirmed that both victims were Shock Trauma nurses at the University of Maryland Medical Center.
“While there is much we don’t know or understand about what led to the loss of Reanna and Mark, we do know that they loved Shock Trauma and were proud to be a part of this organization – and we were proud that they chose to share their talents with us and our patients,” said Karen Lancaster, the director of Media Relations and Corporate Communications at the University of Maryland Medical.
We will continue to cover the story as more details emerge.