A man was fatally stabbed, a woman was strangled and three people were shot early Sunday morning in separate incidents in Baltimore, police said.
City police were dispatched about 2:15 a.m. to the 1900 block of North Monroe Street, in the Mondawmin neighborhood, where they found a man stabbed in the chest. The victim, identified as Dennis Leon Settle, 39, was pronounced dead at the scene. Police said he was involved in argument before he was stabbed. The location was initially listed as the 1900 block of McKean Avenue.
At about the same time, two men and one woman suffering from gunshot wounds walked into a local hospital, police said. Police believe the three were shot while in a vehicle on 4900 block of Stafford Street in the Southwest Baltimore. The victims are currently listed in critical condition at that hospital, police said.
Then about 4 a.m., a man walked into the Central District police station and reported that he just left an unresponsive woman in South Cliffton Park section of city, police said. Officers found the victim in 1700 block of E. North Ave., where she was pronounced dead. Police said the woman, who was not immediately identified, had been strangled. Michael Small, 45, was charged in connection with the murder, police said.
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