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Nine males shot in Baltimore this weekend, police say

Four males were shot in West Baltimore late Saturday night, police said, part of a violent start to the Labor Day weekend.

Police responded to the 900 block of North Monroe St. around 11:35 p.m. and found four males suffering from gunshot wounds — three were shot in the legs and one in the chest.

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The victims — ages 23, 19, 17 and 15 — were transported to area hospitals by medics.

Earlier on Saturday, about half a mile away, police say a 46-year-old man shot in the back.

Western District officers responded to the 1300 block of Mosher St. around 2:45 p.m., and the man was also taken to a hospital for treatment.

Two men were also shot Saturday evening in East Baltimore.

Police responded to the 1800 block of East Lafayette Ave. and found a 28-year-old man shot in his calf, and a 37-year-old man with gunshot wounds to his ankle and knee. They were taken to an area hospital.

The violence continued into Sunday morning. At about 12:55 a.m., police responded to the 1900 block of N. Charles St. and found a 41-year-old man and a 34-year-old man suffering non-life-threatening gunshot wounds. They were both taken to area hospitals.

Police ask anyone with information on the shootings is to contact Baltimore Police Department Southwest District Shooting detectives, at 410-396-2477. For anonymity, people can also use the Metro Crime Stoppers tip line, at 1-866-7LOCKUP.You or submit a tip by texting 443-902-4824.

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