Baltimore police: Two dead — including young woman — and six injured in shootings Friday night

Baltimore police are investigating a spate of shootings throughout the city Friday night that left two people dead — including a 20-year-old woman — and six people injured, two of them critically.

Patrol officers responded at about 11:13 p.m. to a report of a shooting in the 3000 block of Rayner Avenue in the Franklintown Road neighborhood of West Baltimore, where a young woman had been shot in the head. Police said the victim, whom they identified Monday morning as 20 year-old Sahantana Williams, died at the scene.

Police also found a second victim nearby with a gunshot wound to the foot in the 700 block of Poplar Grove, according to a news release.

In an earlier incident at about 10:38 p.m., officers were called to the 500 block of North East Avenue, in the Ellwood Park neighborhood of East Baltimore, for a report of a shooting. Police found a 25-year-old man who had been shot twice in the chest. He was taken to a hospital where he died, according to the release. Police identified the victim Monday as 25-year-old Raheem Bey, of the 500 block of North Decker Street.

On Saturday, police released a video they said was related to the North East Avenue shooting, and said investigators were trying to identify a man in the video in reference to the incident.

Police believe a second victim was shot in the same block, according to the release. Police responded at about 11 p.m. to a hospital, where a 52-year-old man had walked in with gunshot wounds to the shoulder, neck and hand. He was taken into surgery and on Saturday was listed in serious condition, police said.

Officers also responded to a call about a walk-in shooting victim at a hospital Friday night, at about 10:33 p.m. Police believe the 19-year-old victim had been walking in the 3500 block of W. Belvedere Avenue, in the Arlington neighborhood of Northwest Baltimore, when he was shot in the chest, according to the release. The man flagged down a person who took him to the hospital, where he was taken into surgery, police said. He was listed in critical condition on Saturday.

Earlier Friday night, officers were called to the 3200 block of Phelps Lane in West Baltimore, near North Hilton Street, at about 7:50 p.m. and found a 28-year-old man who had been shot in the head and leg.

He was taken to a hospital and was listed in critical condition, police said.

Sometime later, a 27-year-old man showed up at a downtown hospital seeking treatment for a gunshot wound to the neck. Investigators believe he too was shot in the Phelps Lane incident.

Then at about 9 p.m., a Western District foot patrol officer was approached at the corner of West North and Pennsylvania avenues by a 28-year-old man who said he was shot in the 1800 block of N. Carey St., police said. He was taken to a hospital to be treated for gunshot wounds to his leg and arm.

No other information was provided on Saturday about the incidents. Police did not identify any of the victims.

Citywide shooting detectives were asking anyone with information to call 410-396-2221 or Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7LOCKUP. Homicide detectives were asking anyone with information to call 410-396-2100 or Metro Crime Stoppers.

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