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Baltimore Police: Two people die and another is injured in shootings Thursday

A female victim died in a Thursday evening shooting in Northwest Baltimore, police said. It was the second shooting death of the day reported by the Baltimore City Police.

Officers arrived at about 7:45 p.m. in the 4400 block of Park Heights Avenue in Central Park Heights and found a victim with gunshot wounds in her chest. Medics took her to Sinai Hospital, where she was pronounced dead. Police identified her Monday as 28-year-old Kierra Cox.

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Earlier in the day, a man died of gunshot injuries in East Baltimore’s Orangeville neighborhood , police said.

Eastern District patrol officers responded about 7:10 a.m. to the 5000 block of East Monument Street for a shooting report. There, they located the 36-year-old victim, who had multiple gunshot wounds.

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Medics brought him to a hospital, where he later died. Police identified him Monday as Ralph Johnson.

Homicide detectives ask anyone with information on these shootings to contact them at 410-396-2100 or Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7Lockup.

A 26-year-old man walked into a hospital with gunshot wounds around 1 p.m., police said. Detectives believe the shooting occurred when a ShotSpotter alert went off at the 2200 block of East Monument Street in East Baltimore’s Middle East neighborhood. The man’s condition is unknown, police said.

Eastern District detectives ask anyone with information to contact them at 410-396-2433 or Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7Lockup.


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