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Three separate shootings claim two lives

Two men were shot to death and a third was seriously injured in three separate shootings that all occurred within an hour Wednesday night in three of the city's west side neighborhoods.

A 19-year-old man was found at 9 p.m. in the 200 block of North Fulton Avenue in the Franklin Square neighborhood. He had been shot in the chest and died at 9:54 p.m. at University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center.

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Officers, responding to reports of gunfire in Harlem Park shortly before 10 p.m., found an unidentified man lying on the ground in the 1800 block West Lanvale Street. He died of multiple gunshot wounds at 11:31 p.m. at Shock Trauma.

Officers are investigating a non-fatal shooting that occurred at 9:06 p.m. in Howard Park. Reports of an aggravated assault brought officers to the 4700 block of Liberty Heights Avenue, where they found an 18-year-old man lying on the sidewalk, He had been shot in the chest and legs and is being treated at an area hospital.

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