Seven people were shot in Baltimore Thursday night, including a 19-year-old man who died shortly after being taken to the hospital, police said.
At 9:06 p.m., police responding to the area of Pennsylvania Avenue and Pitcher Street in the Upton neighborhood found two 19-year-old men suffering from gunshot wounds. Medics transported them to area hospitals. Malik Michael Perry was pronounced dead after arriving at University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center. Police did not release information on the condition of the second victim.
Detectives determined the shooting took place in the 600 block of Pitcher Street. Evidence markers and shell casings littered the sidewalk as crime scene technicians and homicide detectives investigated. Two other people have been killed nearby within the past week. Anton Carter, 39, was shot to death on the 1100 block of Myrtle Avenue on Sep. 29. Daniel Brinkley, 24, was killed days later on the 1300 block of the same street. Police did not say whether the shootings were related.
Minutes later, across the city in Belair-Edison, another man and a 16-year-old boy were injured in a shooting in the 3400 block Chesterfield Avenue, police said. The victims were taken to the hospital for treatment.
At 9:30 p.m., three men arrived at a local hospital suffering from gunshot wounds. Detectives determined they were shot in the 3700 block of Brehms Lane, also in Belair-Edison
Anyone with information about the shootings is urged to contact homicide detectives at 410-396-2100, or call Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7LOCKUP.