Baltimore police announce two shooting deaths, and arrests in past violence

A man was shot overnight in Northeast Baltimore, according to police.

Three shootings between Wednesday night and Thursday morning left two men dead and another injured, Baltimore police said Thursday.

Police said that a person of interest is in custody in one of those deaths and that two other men have been arrested in a fatal stabbing and a nonfatal shooting that occurred earlier this year.

Around 9:55 p.m. Wednesday, police found Deyquawn Charvez Cooper, 21, with a single gunshot wound to his upper body in his home in the 1800 block of Penrose Ave. On Thursday, they announced that Cooper had died and that a relative is a person of interest in the shooting and is in custody.

Police also said a 32-year-old man found with gunshot wounds to the upper body about 8:50 p.m. Wednesday in the 4700 block of Parkside Drive died of his injuries. Police said they have no suspects in that shooting.

About 4 a.m. Thursday, police responded to the 3500 block of Kentucky Ave. and found a 24-year-old man shot in the lower body. The man was expected to survive. Police do not identify nonfatal shooting victims.

Also Wednesday, police made two arrests in past cases, they said.

Aubrey Stokes, 43, was arrested and charged with first-degree murder in the March 27 stabbing death of 27-year-old Travis Dixon in the 2200 block of Chelsea Terrace. Stokes was arrested in the same block.

Mackinley Williams, 33, was arrested and charged with attempted first-degree murder in the Sept. 2 shooting of a 20-year-old man in the 4400 block of St. Thomas Ave.

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