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Baltimore Police: 1 dead, 4 injured in shootings across the city Wednesday

A 34-year-old man was fatally shot in Baltimore’s Belair-Edison neighborhood late Wednesday afternoon and four other men were injured in four separate shootings that occurred during a 2½-hour period, police said.

The department wrote in a news release that the 34-year-old was found shot in the head in the 3200 block of Annetta Ave. after officers responded to the area at 5:22 p.m. for a report of shots fired. He was taken to the hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

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Police have not identified the victim or any suspects in the man’s death. Anyone with information is asked to call 410-396-2100.

The department wrote that three other men had been shot in their extremities in three separate shootings earlier in the day.

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First, an 18-year-old man was found shot in the forearm in the area of Central Avenue and Granby Avenue after officers were called to the neighborhood for a report of shots fired at 3:06 p.m. The man was taken to the hospital to be treated for injuries not considered life-threatening.

Anyone with information is asked to call 410-396-2422.

At 3:10 p.m., Southern District officers responded to the area of the 200 block of Spring Court for a report of a shooting and found a man who’d been shot in the arm.

The man was taken to the hospital for treatment, police said.

Anyone with information is asked to call 410-396-2422.

About two hours later, at 5:03 p.m., Central District officers reported to a local hospital for a 36-year-old man who was being treated for a gunshot wound in his leg.

Police did not have any other information about the shooting and ask anyone with information to call 410-396-2411.

At 5:09 p.m., Central District officers again responded to a local hospital for a 19-year-old man who was being treated for a gunshot wound to his left arm.

Police said he was walking in the area of Catherine and Christian streets in the city’s Carrollton Ridge neighborhood when he realized he was shot and took himself to the hospital. His injuries were not fatal, police wrote.

Anyone with information is asked to call 410-396-2477. Also, anyone who would like to leave tips anonymously on any of the above cases can do so by calling 1-866-756-2587.

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