One person is dead and two are injured but in stable condition after a series of shootings in Baltimore on Wednesday, police say.
First, a few minutes before 3 p.m., police responded to the 1000 block of Appleton St. in West Baltimore’s Midtown-Edmondson neighborhood after receiving an alert from the ShotSpotter gunfire detection system, according to a news release.
There, they found an unidentified man with a gunshot wound on his head. He was taken to a hospital and pronounced dead shortly thereafter.
His was the second shooting on the residential block in less than a week. Thursday around 6:30 p.m., officers found a 38-year-old man who’d been injured by gunfire in the area. He was taken to a hospital, and his injuries were listed as non-life-threatening.
Police are asking anyone with information about Wednesday’s killing to call detectives at 410-396-2100, or to submit an anonymous tip by calling Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7LOCKUP.
At 7:36 p.m. Wednesday, police responded to the 600 block of Cherry Hill Road, outside the Cherry Hill Town Center, for a reported shooting.
There, they found a 33-year-old woman with a gunshot wound on her stomach. Medics took her to a hospital, where she was listed in stable condition.
Police are asking anyone with information about that incident to call detectives at 410-396-2499, or to contact Metro Crime Stoppers.
Then at 8:26 p.m., officers responded to the 400 block of Linwood Ave. for a reported shooting. A 19-year-old man had heard gunfire near the intersection of North Curley Street and Jefferson Street in Southeast Baltimore’s Ellwood Park/Monument neighborhood, then realized he’d been shot in the ankle. He ran to Linwood and called the police.
He was taken to a hospital, where he was listed in stable condition.
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Police are asking anyone with information about the incident to call detectives at 410-396-2422, or to contact Metro Crime Stoppers.