12 people shot, one fatally, in Baltimore over holiday weekend

Twelve people were shot, one of them fatally, in Baltimore during the holiday weekend, police said.

A woman was fatally shot Saturday and a teenager was among group of three injured in a shooting Sunday, which capped off the violent weekend.


The triple shooting was believed to have occurred in the 500 block of Presstman St. Sunday sometime before 6:50 p.m.

When officers arrived at the scene, they found two shooting victims, ages 36 and 16. Both were taken to hospitals for treatment, according to police.


Shortly after, a third shooting victim, 28, walked into an area hospital. Investigators believe all three victims were shot in the same block.

Due to the severity of the injuries, detectives from the homicide unit were called to the scene.

As officers were investigating the shooting, they were called to another hospital for what was believed to be another walk-in shooting victim. Police however later said the man was not shot and was the victim of a car crash following the shooting incident that occurred on the block.

Early Sunday morning, police were called to the 1600 block of Joplin St. in the Broening Manor neighborhood of Southeast Baltimore just after 3:30 a.m.

They found a 28-year-old man who had been shot and sent him to a hospital to be treated. No further information about the shooting was released on Sunday.

Police also reported that two men, aged 20 and 21, were shot Saturday night in the 3300 block of Reisterstown Road in the Liberty Square neighborhood.

The men arrived separately at different hospitals for treatment. The 21-year-old walked into a hospital at 10:18 p.m. with gunshot wounds to his body, while the 20-year-old arrived later at a different hospital with a gunshot wound to his arm.

Police did not provide further information about that incident.

Earlier on Saturday, at 2 a.m., police found a man and woman, both 35 years old, suffering from gunshot wounds in the 100 block of S. Monroe St. in Southwest Baltimore. The woman died at the hospital, police said. The man suffered non-life-threatening injuries.

In a separate incident, at around 11 p.m. Friday, police found four women suffering from gunshot wounds in the 700 block of S. Woodington Road, in the Yale Heights neighborhood in Southwest Baltimore.

The four women, all between ages 25 and 47, were transported to hospitals with non-life-threatening injuries. Investigators believe they were all standing outside when fired upon by an unknown suspect.

On Monday, police said a man was shot in the head in the 2000 block of Wilkens Ave. around 7:30 a.m. and was taken to a hospital in critical condition, according to police. This incident was not included among the holiday weekend violence.


Southwest district shooting detectives spoke with potential witnesses, police said.

Three homicide victims were also identified by police on Monday, including a man and a woman fatally shot over the weekend.

Douglas Parson, 34, was fatally shot on Thursday in the 1800 block of N. Rose St. Ronald Lewis, 54, was fatally shot in Friday in the 5200 block of Cordelia Ave.

Shana Lloyd, 35, was fatally shot on 100 S. Monroe St.

Anyone with information about any of the shootings can call Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7LOCKUP.

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