Two men killed in separate Baltimore shootings in Pigtown and Shipley Hill

A man was shot and killed in the Shipley Hill neighborhood of Southwest Baltimore on Wednesday, the second man killed in about eight hours.

Baltimore police said an officer on patrol found a man with gunshot wounds in the 2500 block of W. Baltimore St. at about noon. The man, who has not been identified, was taken to a hospital where he died.

His death marks the city’s 133rd homicide of 2018, and comes less than eight hours after a man was shot and killed near Carroll Park in the Pigtown neighborhood.

That man, who has not yet been identified, was found with gunshot wounds shortly after 4 a.m. near Carroll Park in Baltimore’s Pigtown neighborhood, police said.

Police had responded to the 1300 block of Sargeant St. to investigate a shooting and found the man about a block from Charles Carroll Barrister Elementary School. He was taken to the nearby University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center, police said, and was soon pronounced dead there.

Police are also investigating the shooting of a 29-year-old man on Wednesday afternoon. Officers were called to the 4500 block of Garrison Blvd. in the West Arlington neighborhood for a report of a shooting.

Officers found the man with gunshot wounds to his body and he was taken to a local hospital for treatment.

Detectives are also investigating a shooting reported Tuesday in the 2400 block of Llewelyn Ave. in Baltimore’s Broadway East neighborhood.

Officers arrived after being called to the block at about 11:10 a.m. and found a 23-year-old with gunshot wounds to his body, police said. He was taken to a hospital for treatment.

Police asked anyone with information to call homicide detectives at 410-396-2100 or the anonymous Metro Crime Stoppers tip line at 1-866-7LOCKUP.

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