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Man fatally shot in Baltimore, another critically injured in separate shooting, police say

Baltimore Police said one man was killed and another was critically injured in two separate shootings this weekend.

A 32-year-old man was fatally shot at about 12:30 p.m. Saturday in the 300 block of South Franklintown Road in Southwest Baltimore, police. The victim was taken to area hospital, where he died several hours later.

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Police did not release his name Saturday.

At 11:19 p.m. Friday, officers were called to the 5200 block of St. Charles Ave. where a 28-year-old victim was found lying on the sidewalk and was taken to an area hospital. He was immediately taken into surgery, and was listed in critical condition Saturday.

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Police previously said two other people were shot earlier Friday night — a 16-year-old boy and an 18-year-old man. A 31-year-old man was also injured in a shooting Friday afternoon. Their injures were not listed as life-threatening.

Baltimore has reported far fewer nonfatal shootings this year, just over 350, which is down from the more than 420 at the same time last year. Homicides have also recently been down, with 185 killed so far this year, compared to the 190 at this time last year, though the city is still expected to see more than 300 killings this year.

Anyone with information is asked to call Northwest District Shooting detectives at 410-396-2466 or Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7lockup.

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