32-year-old killed, teen injured in Northeast Baltimore shootings Monday; man dies after being shot Friday

A 32-year-old man has died after he was shot multiple times and hospitalized Monday afternoon, according to Baltimore police.

Officers responded to a report of a shooting in the 2600 block of Polk Street in the Coldstream Homestead Montebello neighborhood at about 1:02 p.m. Monday and found Andre Simms suffering from multiple gunshot wounds, police said. He was taken to a hospital in critical condition and later died of his injuries Tuesday.


Those with information on the shooting are asked to contact homicide detectives at 410-396-2100.

About an hour before the Polk Street shooting, officers were dispatched to a hospital where a 16-year-old boy had walked in with a non-life-threatening gunshot wound to his hand.


Investigators believe the boy was shot as a result of an attempted robbery in the area of the 5000 block of East Preston Street in the Armistead Gardens neighborhood.

Those with information on the boy’s shooting are asked to contact Northeast District shooting detectives at 410-396-2444.

Delmyn Javier Lopez Ortiz, a 39-year-old man who was shot Friday night in East Baltimore, died of his injuries Monday, police said in a Tuesday news release.

He was hospitalized Friday after police responding to a shooting report at 9:59 p.m. on the 4000 block of East Pratt Street found him suffering from a gunshot wound to his body.

Detectives believe the shooting may have been a street robbery, according to a Baltimore Police spokesperson.

Anyone with information on the shootings can also anonymously call the Metro Crime Stoppers tip line at 1-866-7LOCKUP.