2 killed, 3 injured in shootings in Baltimore

Five people were shot — two of them fatally — in Baltimore Saturday night and Sunday morning, police said.

A 40-year-old man was killed in a shooting about 11 p.m. Saturday in the 1600 block of Pentwood Road, between Fenwick Avenue and Hillen Road, in Northeast Baltimore, police said. He was taken to a hospital, where he died, police said.

A 22-year-old man was shot and killed just before 5 a.m. Sunday in the 1600 block of Plum Street in Curtis Bay on the city’s south side, police said. Detectives later obtained video footage showing the victim being stuck by a car. Police say an autopsy will be conducted to determine the cause of death.

Neither homicide victim’s name was released as of Sunday evening, and police released no additional details in either incident.

Three other people were shot nonfatally in the city since Saturday evening. All were taken to hospitals for treatment, and none of their conditions were released.

At about 8:15 p.m. Saturday, a 22-year-old man was shot in the 4900 block of Sinclair Lane in Northeast Baltimore’s Frankford neighborhood, police said. Officers found him injured in the 4300 block of Greenhill Avenue in Parkside, police said.

A 30-year-old man was shot about 10:45 p.m. during a suspected robbery at a store in the 3700 block of South Hanover Street in Brooklyn, police said. The suspect in the robbery shot the victim before fleeing the scene, police said.

In the latest shooting, a 36-year-old man was shot in the back in the 3400 block of Edmondson Avenue in Edgewood about 11:30 a.m. Sunday, police said. He was taken to a hospital for treatment, and his condition was not released.

Detectives from the Citywide Shooting Unit are investigating the nonfatal shootings; anyone with information in those incidents is asked to call 410-396-2221.

Homicide detectives are investigating both deadly shootings. Police ask that anyone with information call 410-396-2100 or Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7Lockup. You can also text tips to 443-902-4824.

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