A 14-year-old boy was fatally shot in Northeast Baltimore just before noon Friday, the same day Baltimore police announced that the death of a 1-year-old in December had been ruled a homicide.
Around 11:46 a.m., police were dispatched to the 2600 block of Polk St. in the Coldstream-Homestead-Montebello neighborhood to investigate a reported shooting. Officers found the boy suffering from gunshot wounds, police said.
The boy was taken to Johns Hopkins Hospital and pronounced dead by medical personnel, according to police.
Investigators learned that a handgun was recovered from the boy, police said.
Police ask anyone with information to contact homicide detectives at 410-396-2100.
About a half-hour later, Southern District officers were dispatched around 12:12 p.m. to the 300 block of Talbotts St. to investigate a reported shooting. Officers found a 20-year-old man suffering from gunshot wounds.
Also Friday, police released information about a double shooting that injured a man and a woman Thursday night.
Around 11:57 p.m., Northern District Patrol officers responded to the 6200 block of Chinquapin Parkway for a report of a shooting.
When officers arrived, they found a 43-year-old woman and a 49-year-old man suffering from gunshot wounds. The victims were taken to area hospitals, where they both were listed in stable condition, police said.
Additionally, the death in December of a 1-year-old in East Baltimore was ruled a homicide on Friday, according to Baltimore police.
Kaleb Shaw’s death was changed from a “questionable” death to a homicide after he was found dead in the 400 block of Aisquith Road in December 2019, police said.