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Seven people injured in four separate shootings across city Thursday, Baltimore Police say

A 23-year-old man was shot in Central Park Heights, one of six people shot across the city on Thursday, Oct. 1.
A 23-year-old man was shot in Central Park Heights, one of six people shot across the city on Thursday, Oct. 1. (Phillip Jackson)

Seven people were injured in four separate shootings in Baltimore on Thursday, according to police.

In the first incident, two men were injured in a double shooting, police said.

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At 11:48 a.m., Baltimore police responded to the intersection of West Saratoga and Schroeder streets in the Poppleton neighborhood of West Baltimore to investigate a reported shooting. While there, officers found a 31-year-old man who was shot in the abdomen. Nearby residents directed officers to the 200 block of Fremont Ave. where officers saw a vehicle that crashed into a tree, police said.

Inside the vehicle, they found a 27-year-old man suffering from gunshot wounds. Both men were taken to the hospital for treatment.

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Anyone with information is urged to contact Western shooting detectives at 410-396-2477.

, At about 1:59 p.m., Northeast District officers were dispatched to the 3300 block of Bel Air Road in the Bel-Air Edison neighborhood where they found three people suffering from “non-life-threatening” gunshot wounds.

Officers said two women, 28 and 36 years old, and a 25-year-old man were injured. The victims were taken to an area hospital. Detectives later found out that the 25-year-old man had a handgun in his possession.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Northeast District Shooting detectives at 410-396-2444.

At approximately 4:15 p.m., a Northwest District patrol officer heard gunfire while in the Park Heights area. When the officer began canvassing the area, he found a 23-year-old man suffering from “non-life-threatening” gunshot wounds in the 3200 block of Spaulding Ave in the Central Park Heights neighborhood, according to police.

The man was taken to an area hospital for treatment, according to police.

Around 6 p.m., Western District officers were called to the 800 block of N. Franklintown Road for a shooting.

When officers arrived at the Northwestern Baltimore Franklintown Road neighborhood they found a man suffering from gunshot wounds to the head.

The man was transported to an area hospital and police said his condition is “unknown," but homicide detectives were notified.

Baltimore Sun reporter McKenna Oxenden contributed to this article.

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