Three men were shot in Baltimore within about 10 minutes of one another Wednesday night, according to city police.

Detectives were investigating whether any of the shootings, two of which occurred within a half mile of each other, were connected, said Detective Jeremy Silbert, a police spokesman.

Police responded at 8:53 p.m. to the 1800 block of West Lanvale Street in the city's Harlem Park neighborhood and found a man shot, Silbert said.

Ten minutes later, at 9:03 p.m., police responded to the 4700 block of Liberty Heights Avenue in the city's Howard Park neighborhood and found another man shot, Silbert said.

One minute later, at 9:04 p.m., police responded to the 200 block of North Fulton Avenue in the city's Franklin Square neighborhood and found a third man shot, Silbert said.

The first and third shootings occurred about a half mile from each other, along Fulton. The second shooting was about four miles away.

Late Wednesday, detectives were at all three scenes, Silbert said.

No further information was immediately available.

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