Police are investigating after a person was shot Friday night in Annapolis, authorities say.
Annapolis police responded to the 1000 block of President Street in Eastport around 8:15 p.m. for a report of a shooting, according to law enforcement. Upon arrival police said they located a victim suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim was transported to a hospital for treatment, according to the department.
“An increased number of officers will be patrolling throughout the City due to the recent incidents,” the department tweeted.
Annapolis Police spokeswoman Patty Norris could not immediately provide additional details.
The incident is the third shooting to occur in the city Friday, and the fourth shooting since Thursday.
Earlier Friday, at around 1:30 p.m., police responded to a shooting on on Clay Street. Police recovered multiple shell casings, but no property damage was reported.
Around 4:40 p.m. Friday, police responded to the 1300 block of Tyler Avenue for a reported shooting. A man was found suffering from a gunshot wound and transported to a local hospital, authorities said.
On Thursday night around 8:30 p.m., police responded to a report of shots fired in the area of Bens Drive and Marcs Court, Annapolis police said.
They found “multiple shell casings” in the intersection, along with a bullet fragment on the stairwell of a building located at 2 Bens Drive. A car was also struck during the gunfire, according to law enforcement.
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Baltimore Sun Media reporter Lilly Price contributed to this article.