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Two shot in city Friday listed in critical, but stable condition

Police on Saturday updated the status of an 18-year-old man and a 27-year-old man shot in separate incidents in the Sandtown-Winchester and Waverly neighborhoods Friday afternoon.

As of late Saturday, police said both victims were listed in critical, but stable condition.

Police said in the first incident, which happened just after 3:30 p.m., the 18-year-old victim was shot multiple times in the torso in the 1600 block of Mosher St., police said. He was taken to the hospital.

Half an hour later in the 3600 block of Old York Road, the 27-year-old was shot in the head, police said. He was transported to the hospital and is in critical condition, according to police. Homicide detectives were investigating the case because of the seriousness of the man's wounds, police said.

As of Mar. 30, there had been 62 shootings in Baltimore, compared with 78 at the same time last year. But homicides were up to 48, compared with 41 in 2012.

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