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1 killed, 2 injured in overnight shootings in Baltimore, police say

One man was killed and two others were injured in separate shootings in the city, Baltimore police said Thursday.

At approximately 4:25 a.m., Eastern District patrol officers responded to the 1900 block of 20th St. for a report of a shooting. When officers arrived, they found a man unresponsive and suffering from a gunshot wound.

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Medics arrived and pronounced the man dead, police said.

Homicide detectives are asking anyone with information to contact them at 410-396-2100.

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Additionally, police were notified of a walk-in shooting victim around 12:46 a.m. at an area hospital. When officers arrived, they found an 18-year-old man suffering from gunshot wounds. Preliminary investigation found that the victim was in the 4200 block of Erdman Ave. when he was approached by two people armed with a gun.

The two demanded the victim’s property and then shot him before running away. The man drove himself to an area hospital for treatment, police said.

Northeast District detectives are asking anyone with information to contact them at 410-396-2444.

Less than an hour later, police responded around 1:19 a.m. to a report of a walk-in shooting victim. When officers arrived, they found a 47-year-old man suffering from a non-life threatening gunshot wound.

Details from a preliminary investigation found that the victim was walking in the 2200 block of Booth St. when he heard shots fired. The man was shot while he was trying to flee the scene, according to police.

Southwest District detectives are asking anyone with information to contact them at 410-396-2488.

Additionally, police identified two homicide victims, dating back to May 31.

Kenneth McCoy, 62, was killed in the 4200 block of Park Heights Ave. Also, Stephon Boyer, was killed in the 300 block of North Fulton Ave.

Baltimore has totaled 140 killings this year, amounting to six more killings than there were at this same time last year, according to Baltimore police homicide data.

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