Police: 17-year-old fatally shot in Northwest Baltimore on Monday; two injured in Tuesday incident

Baltimore Police say a 17-year-old was fatally shot in the Dolfield neighborhood of Northwest Baltimore Monday afternoon.

The department identified the victim as Ricky King III.


At around 5 p.m., officers responded to a report of a shooting in the 3900 block of Ridgewood Ave., police wrote Tuesday.


Upon arriving, officers found Ricky suffering from one or more gunshot wounds, police said. He was taken to the hospital, where he was later pronounced dead from his injuries.

About 24 hours later, police were called to the Eastern District around 4:20 p.m. for a shooting.

When officers arrived at Harford Avenue at East Lanvale Street, they found two gunshot victims.

The department said a 28-year-old woman was shot in her left arm and a man suffered a graze wound in the Oliver neighborhood shooting.

Both victims were transported to area hospitals for treatment, police said.

Anyone with information about the shootings are asked to call 410-396-2100 or leave tips anonymously at 1-866-7Lockup.