Gun violence penetrated several city neighborhoods Tuesday and resulted in several critical injuries. Four men were shot and a fifth man appears to have taken his life, according to police.
Shortly before 7:30 p.m., officers responded to a home in the 900 block of Iris Ave. in the East Baltimore neighborhood of Orangeville to find a man dead from a gunshot wound to the head, according to Sgt. Valencia Nock, a police spokeswoman. Autopsy results are pending, but police believe the wound was self-inflicted.
At 9:17 p.m., officers responded to the 3400 block of Piedmont Ave. in the Hanlon-Longwood neighborhood, a few blocks west of Mondawmin Mall, for a report of gunshots. They located a 28-year-old man, who had been shot multiple times in the body. He remains in critical condition, with one bullet lodged in his brain, at Sinai Hospital, police said.
At 9:24 p.m., officers responded to a report of gunshots in the 100 block of Annabel Ave. in Brooklyn. They found an unidentified man suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. He was taken to an area hospital, where he remains in critical and unstable condition, police said.
A suspect has been apprehended in a double shooting that occurred about 11 p.m. in the 300 block of S. Catherine St. in the Shipley Hill neighborhood. A 30-year-old man was shot several times and remains at an area hospital. A second man, 21, sustained a minor injury in the same incident, police said.