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11 Shot, 7 Shootings, 3 Dead in Violent Tuesday

11 Shot, 7 Shootings, 3 Dead in Violent Tuesday

 

 

Baltimore City Police are investigating seven separate shootings that left eight people injured and three men dead.

The incidents started before 2am and at just after 6pm, the city had seen nine people shot Tuesday.

The first shooting happened at approximately 1:40 a.m., in Northwest Baltimore. Officers responded to the 5300 block of Cordelia Avenue for a report of a shooting, there they found a 69-year-old woman who’d been shot.

An hour and a half later, a 36 year old man walked into an area hospital with a gunshot wound to his back, investigators determined he’d been shot in the same incident. Both of those victims are expected to survive.

At about 9:04 a.m., police were dispatched to the 2900 block of Westwood Avenue to investigate a reported shooting.

When officers arrived at the location they observed a 21 year-old male and a 18 year-old female suffering from gunshot wounds. Both victims were transported to area hospitals for treatment.

Citywide Shooting detectives responded and assumed control of the investigation. Detectives learned that the victims were seated inside of a vehicle when the gunman approached and open fire.

Just after noon, three people were shot near Pennsylvania Avenue and North Ave.

Two victims, age 35 and 37 sustained injuries to their lower extremities, a third victim was shot in the torso.

All of the victims were transported to area hospitals. Shortly after arriving at the hospital, the 29 year-old male suffering from a gunshot wound to the torso succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead.

Homicide detectives responded and assumed control of the investigation.

At 2:36pm Western District officers were called to Fayette St near Monroe St for another shooting.

Police say that victim, who’d been shot multiple times, was rushed to an area hospital where he died.

At 6:21 p.m., officers responded to the 1100 block of North Carey Street to investigate a shooting.

There, they found a 52-year-old man suffering from gunshot wounds. Homicide detectives responded to the scene and the victim was pronounced dead at the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center.

Just after 7:30 p.m., officers responded to the 3900 block of Boarman Avenue, to investigate a shooting.

When officers arrived, they found a 37-year-old man suffering from a gunshot wound to the hand. The victim was transported to an area hospital for treatment.

Just before 10:30 p.m., officers responded to the 2500 block of Cylburn Avenue, to investigate a shooting.

When officers arrived, they found a man suffering from gunshot wounds. The victim was transported to an area hospital for treatment.

Police did not release any information on a motive or any suspects.

As of Tuesday morning police reported that 245 people had lost their lives in the city this year, compared to 282 at this time last year.

Anyone with information is asked to call 410-396-2221 or Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7LOCKUP.

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Bilal Ali

October 17th, 2018

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