Within a little more than two hours Monday night, Baltimore police were dealing with two homicides and a third incident that left a victim hospitalized with gunshot wounds.

At 9:11 p.m., officers responded to the 1300 block of Aisquith St., near East Preston Street, where they found Ricardo Mabray, 27, of the 2700 block of Fenwick Ave., shot several times. He was pronounced dead at 9:39 p.m. at Johns Hopkins Hospital.

At 9:40 p.m., officers found a 34-year-old man lying in the street in the 4700 block of Liberty Heights Ave. in the Gwynn Oak area. He was suffering from multiple gunshot wounds to the head and body and died an hour later at Sinai Hospital. The man's name is being withheld until relatives are told of his death, police said Tuesday night.

At 11:20 p.m., a third gunshot victim was found in the 1600 block of Delano Court in Sandtown-Winchester. The 21-year-old man was suffering from wounds to the abdomen and leg. He was being treated at an area hospital.

Police are continuing to investigate the shootings. Five people have been slain over the past three days in Baltimore.

mary.gail.hare@baltsun.com

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