Two men are dead and four were wounded in four separate shootings that Baltimore police say took place overnight Wednesday and early Thursday morning.

The department also said that an officer discharged his weapon when responding to a shooting, but provided no details about where the shooting took place.

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Baltimore police wrote on Facebook that officers in the Northern District first responded to a report of a shooting in the area of the 900 block of E. 41st St. in Pen Lucy at 7:29 p.m.

Upon arriving, officers found an unresponsive man who’d been shot multiple times. He was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead a short time later, police wrote.

The department added that the “victim had a handgun in his pants” when he was found.

About 1½ hours later, at 8:54 p.m., Northern District officers were again dispatched to a report of a shooting in the 2700 block of Cylburn Ave in Levindale.

Upon arriving, officers found another unresponsive man who’d been shot multiple times.

He was taken to a hospital where he is being treated for his injuries, police wrote. Due to the severity of the man’s injuries, homicide detectives have assumed control of the investigation.

Less than 20 minutes later, at 9:10 p.m., officers from the Western District were dispatched to a report of a shooting on the 1100 block of W. Mosher St in Sandtown-Winchester.

Officers found a 24-year-old man who’d been shot multiple times. He was taken to the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center, where he was pronounced dead a short time later.

Police have not named victims or suspects in any of the three shootings.

Anyone with information about any of the three shootings is asked to contact 410-396-2100 or leave tips anonymously at 1-866-7Lockup or by texting 443-902-4824.

Officers were then called around 12:18 a.m. Thursday to the 3800 block of S. Hanover St., where they found three shooting victims. A 19-year-old man with a gunshot wound to the leg, a 20-year-old man with a gunshot wound to his leg and a 22-year-old man with a gunshot wound to his foot were all taken to an area hospital for treatment, police said.

Investigators believe the men were in the 3600 block of S. Hanover St. when they were shot. Investigators say a motive for the shooting was not known.

Detectives from the Southern District are investigating this incident. Anyone with information is asked to call 410-396-2499 or Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7Lockup.'

Police also wrote on Facebook that at 7:50 p.m., an on-duty officer on patrol “observed individuals shooting at one another.”

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“The officer discharged his service weapon at the armed suspect,” the department wrote. “The suspects fled the scene. No injuries were reported.”

Police did not provide any further details surrounding the incident, writing that the department’s Special Investigation Response Team is investigating.

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