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Woman and man killed, three others injured in separate shootings in Baltimore, police say

Baltimore police are investigating after a man and woman were killed in a double shooting, police said Saturday.

Around 1:25 p.m., Western District officers patrolling the area of Vine Street at Smallwood Avenue in West Baltimore found two victims, a 48-year-old man and an unidentified female.

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Both victims were found inside a vehicle in the 1900 block of Vine St. in the Penrose neighborhood suffering from gunshot wounds. Both were pronounced dead at the scene by medics, police said.

Homicide detectives responded and assumed control over the investigation.

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Anyone with information is urged to contact homicide detectives at 410-396-2100.

Earlier, Northeast District officers were dispatched to the 5500 block of Bowleys Lane, near the Parkside neighborhood, around 9:15 a.m. to investigate a reported shooting. Officers found a 39-year-old man suffering from a gunshot wound to his lower torso and right leg, police said.

The man was taken to an area hospital and treated for his injuries. Officers described the man’s injuries as not life-threatening.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Northeast District detectives at 410-396-2444.

And shortly after 4 p.m., a 32-year-old man arrived at a hospital to be treated for a gunshot wound to the hip, and a 28 year-old arrived at a hospital to be treated for gunshot wounds to the leg and hand. Police did not immediately release information about the circumstances of the shootings.

Eastern District officers are handling the investigation into the first incident, and can be reached at 410-396-2433 with tips. Central District officers are handling the second investigation, and can be reached at 410-396-2411 with tips.

Baltimore Sun reporters Pamela Wood and Christine Condon contributed to this article.

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