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Baltimore police, Penn North residents play football game heavy on symbolism

Football teams customarily head to opposite sidelines before games. But, on Sunday, city Police Commissioner Kevin Davis asked his officers to break with tradition and gather on the same side of the field with members of a Penn North team before a police-community game designed to defuse tensions between the department and residents during a critical time.

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Man, 23, shot dead in West Baltimore

A 23-year-old man died after being shot Sunday afternoon in the Walbrook area of West Baltimore.

Southwestern district detectives responded at 2:14 p.m. to the 2000 block of Denison Street, where they found the man. He was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

Homicide detectives are investigating and anyone with information may call 410-396-2100.

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Woman shot through window in Dundalk

A woman was wounded in Dundalk Sunday when multiple shots were fired through her front window, Baltimore County police said.

According to police, officers and the county fire department received a call at 6:17 a.m. to report a shooting at a home in the 2000 block of Jasmine Road.

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Man shot in leg in Southwest Baltimore

A 34-year-old man was shot and wounded in Southwest Baltimore overnight, city police said Sunday.

The man was brought to a local hospital by family just after midnight Sunday after suffering a gunshot to the leg, Police said the victim told detectives he had just left a carryout and was walking in the 2700 block of Wilkens Avenue when he came under fire.

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Man killed in shooting north of Carroll Park

A 29-year-old man died in a shooting early Saturday morning just north of Carroll Park in Southwest Baltimore, city police said.

Officers were called at 4:05 a.m. to the 600 block of S. Monroe St. for a reported shooting where they found the victim. He was taken to the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center and was pronounced dead shorty after arriving to the hospital, police said.

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Man shot in southern Baltimore on Thanksgiving

A 34-year-old man was shot in the torso just before 3 p.m. on Thanksgiving in southern Baltimore, the city's police department reported.

The incident occurred around 2:52 p.m. in the 2700 block of Spelman Road in Cherry Hill, Baltimore police said. The man had transported himself to an area hospital, where officers responded and learned of the origin of the shooting.

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