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Three men die overnight in Baltimore; homicide count passes 180

Three men were shot and killed overnight, Baltimore police said, pushing the number of homicides so far this year past 180.

Officers were called to the vicinity of Maple Avenue and Hayward Avenue at 9:27 p.m for a reported shooting in the Pimlico neighborhood, the department wrote on its Facebook page. There officers found two men suffering from gunshot wounds, police wrote.

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The men were taken to Sinai Hospital, where they were pronounced dead a short time later. Police did not identify the victims or name any suspects.

The third deadly shooting happened just after midnight in the Eastern District. Office arriving at the 800 block of N. Milton Ave. in the Milton-Montford neighborhood found a 33-year-old man with gunshot wounds to his chest and abdomen. The man was transported to an area hospital where he later died.for a shooting, police said Friday morning.

After arriving in the Milton-Montford neighborhood, police found a 33-year-old man with gunshot wounds to his chest and abdomen. He was transported to an area hospital where he later died.

It’s the second fatal shooting the neighborhood has seen in a little over a week. Officers found Wayne Phillips, 24, shot in the head July 10 in the 1200 block, less than a half mile from Friday morning’s incident.

The deaths follow another shooting in Southwest Baltimore that left a 33-year-old woman dead Thursday morning.

With more than 180 homicides since the beginning of 2019, the city on pace to exceed 300 for the fifth year in a row despite crime rates falling in other big cities.

Anyone with information about the shootings are asked to contact 410-396-2100 or leave tips anonymously at 1-866-7Lockup. You can also text anonymous tips to 443-902-4824.

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