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Two shot, one fatally, in East Baltimore Sunday

A crime scene technician crouched down to swab a blood-stained East Baltimore sidewalk, where a 26-year-old man was shot to death in the second of two shootings on the city's east side Sunday, police said.

Officers were called at 4:01 p.m. to the corner of Kennedy Avenue and E. 20th Street in East Baltimore Midway, where they found the man shot in the head, police said. He was taken to a hospital,...

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July 4 shooting in city leaves man with gunshot wound to leg

Baltimore police say a man was shot in the leg Saturday in the 1500 block of Ashburton Street.

Police said that at about 5:44 p.m., officers responded to Ashburton Street for the report of a shooting, and found a man with a gunshot wound to his leg. He was transported to an area hospital for treatment.

Southwest District detectives are investigating. Anyone with information is asked to call 410-396-2488.

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No impunity for rioters who committed crimes, authorities say

More than two months after Baltimore erupted in rioting, teams of police and federal investigators are still combing evidence in a hunt for those responsible for the destruction and looting.

The Baltimore Police Department has formed a task force to identify suspects, while the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and the Drug Enforcement Administration have called in additional...

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Woman shot in West Baltimore overnight

A 22-year-old woman was shot in the foot in West Baltimore early Saturday morning, police said.

Officers were called to the 900 block of Harlem Avenue for a report of a shooting. Police said the victim told investigators she was walking in the Harlem Park neighborhood just after 3 a.m. when an unknown suspect shot her.

She was transported to an area hospital for treatment, police said. Detectives...

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15-year-old dies from stab wounds

A 15-year-old boy died after being stabbed at least once in the body in the 3700 block of Rogers Avenue Thursday night.

The teenager died from his injuries after being transported to a local hospital, Baltimore police said.

Homicide detectives are investigating the incident which occurred at about 9:17 p.m. Anyone with information is asked to call 410-396-2100.

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Man, shot in the chest, dies as long holiday weekend begins

A 50-year-old man died Friday after he was shot in Southwest Baltimore, police said.

Officers responded to the 3400 block West Caton Ave. around 9 p.m., where they found the man, who was not identified, shot in the chest, according to a release from the department. The man was taken to an area hospital where he died from his injuries. A person of interest was taken into custody, police said.

The incident...

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