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Teenager injured, 25-year-old killed in shootings Friday, Baltimore police say

A teenager was injured and a 25-year-old man was killed in two separate shootings Friday, Baltimore police said.

Just before 7 a.m., Western District officers responded to the 800 block of W. Lexington St. in the Poppleton neighborhood for a shooting, police said. They found a 19-year-old man suffering from a gunshot wound to his leg.

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He was transported to an area hospital for treatment, and detectives later reported that they were investigating the injury as self-inflicted.

Then, at about 12:45 p.m., officers responded to a shooting in the 900 block of Cator Ave. in the Pen Lucy neighborhood in North Baltimore, where they found a 25-year-old man who had been shot. He was transported to an area hospital, police said.

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The man later died and police began investigating the shooting as a homicide.

Anyone with information on either shooting is asked to call 410-396-2100, 410-396-2221 or Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7Lockup.

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