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One man killed, four injured in weekend shootings in Baltimore

One man was killed and four others were injured in shootings in Baltimore over the weekend, police say.

Saturday, a man was fatally shot in Baltimore’s Oliver neighborhood, police reported.

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Eastern District patrol officers responded to an alert from ShotSpotter, a system that detects gunfire, at 1:43 a.m. on the 1200 block of N. Caroline St.. They found the gunshot victim, and medics pronounced him dead at the scene.

There have been 29 other shooting deaths reported in the city in the past 30 days.

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Hours later, a 55-year-old man was shot in the arm about a mile away in Broadway East.

Police were called to the 2400 block of E. Hoffman St. at about 4:35 p.m. Saturday, and took the man to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

At about 5:45 p.m. Saturday, police responded to the 3300 block of Garrison Blvd. for a reported shooting.

Officers didn’t find any victims at the scene in Northwest Baltimore’s Central Forest Park neighborhood, but they later learned that a 31-year-old man had walked into a hospital for treatment of a gunshot wound to the hip.

Sunday morning just before 6 a.m., another man was injured in a shooting.

Police say the 36-year-old was walking in the 3500 block of Seagull Ave. in Cherry Hill when shots rang out. The man told police he tried to flee the area, but was struck nonetheless. Police found him in the 3500 block of Round Road, and he was taken to the hospital, where he was listed in stable condition.

In June, neighborhood leaders celebrated a year with no homicides in Cherry Hill, but there have been a few since then, including the slaying in July of Safe Streets outreach worker Kenyell Wilson.

On Sunday night just before 6:30 p.m., Northwestern District patrol officers were called to the 5000 block of Queensberry Ave. for a shooting.

When officers arrived in the Central Park Heights neighborhood, they found a 29-year-old man suffering from a gunshot wound. He was transported to an area hospital. Police did not provide his condition.

Police are urging anyone with information about the weekend’s crimes to contact detectives or call Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7LOCKUP to leave an anonymous report.

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