Two men who were shot in the head in West Baltimore during the weekend have died of their injuries, police said Monday.
Three more shootings Monday — including one that left a woman in critical condition — brought the city's total during the holiday weekend to 14.
"We're tracking it," Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts said. "We're on top of it. We're putting together a number of responses that are taking place."
Police identified the men shot Sunday evening as David Tyrone Hall, 24, of the 2500 block of Eutaw Place, and Harry Smith, 24 of the 1500 block of N. Pulaski St. Police said they were found shortly after 7:15 p.m. in the 2000 block of Denison St. in the Mount Holly neighborhood of West Baltimore.
Police were investigating the shooting of a woman early Monday in the Darley Park neighborhood of East Baltimore. Officers responding to a report of a shooting at about 3 a.m. in the 1600 block of Darley Ave. found the woman suffering from a gunshot wound to her leg.
She was taken to an area hospital, where she was listed in critical condition, police said.
Later Monday, police said, officers responding to a report of a shooting in the Edgewood neighborhood of West Baltimore found a man and a woman with non-life-threatening gunshot wounds.
Investigators believe the 30-year-old man and the 24-year-old woman were standing in the 700 block of N. Grantley St. at about 8:40 p.m. when they were shot by an unknown suspect. The suspect then fled on foot.
Police identified a man found shot to death in the Sandtown-Winchester neighborhood of West Baltimore on Saturday as Donte Spencer Downer, 29, of the 200 block of N. Mount St.
Officers responding to a report of gunshots in the 1400 block of N. Fulton Ave. shortly after 2:45 p.m. Saturday found a van that had run into the front porch of a home in the 1800 block of Presstman St. Police said Downer, the driver, had been shot "multiple times" in the head and upper body. He was taken to an area hospital and pronounced dead about an hour later.
Detectives believe the shooting occurred in the 1700 block of Presstman St.
Batts spoke Monday after participating in a Martin Luther King Jr. Day panel discussion on "Healing Beyond Ferguson" at the Reginal F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History & Culture.
Appearing with other community leaders and taking questions from an audience of several dozen, he spoke of his efforts to develop better relations between the police department and the community. He also noted the weekend's violence.
"Number one, you have a police agency that has to be accountable to its community, and that's what we're there for," he said. "But at the same time, we have to be honest, that there are other issues that deal with violence within the community."