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Violent weekend in Baltimore: Three killed, six injured in shootings, police say

Baltimore police are investigating a suspected robbery and shooting Sunday, continuing a violent weekend that left three people dead and six injured.

Northeast District police officers responded around 3:15 p.m. to an area hospital for a report of a walk-in shooting victim, where they found a 27-year-old man with bullet fragments in his head.

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Police said a preliminary investigation revealed the victim was walking in the 3900 block of Boarman Ave. when he was approached by an unidentified man who announced a robbery and shot the victim. The victim then did not report to a hospital until 3:15 p.m.

In a separate shooting Saturday evening, Northeast District police officers responded around 9:35 p.m. to a report of a walk-in shooting victim at an area hospital, where they found an 18-year-old man with a gunshot wound to the leg. Police believe the shooting occurred in the 5300 block of Hillen Road.

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Earlier in the day, Southern District officers responded to a report of a shooting in the 1600 block of Locust St. around 1:36 p.m. There, they found a 35-year-old man with gunshot wounds to his head. The man was taken to an area hospital, where he later died.

The fatal shooting occurred about 12 hours after the previous one, which came just after 2 a.m. in the area of Jonquil and Lewiston avenues in northwest Baltimore. Police said a woman was shot in the head and neck and taken to a local hospital where she later died.

Police did not identify the woman Saturday morning.

About half an hour earlier, at 1:34 a.m., officers were called to the 2700 block of Edmondson Ave. in West Baltimore, where a 21-year-old woman had been shot in the eye.

Minutes later, police said, investigators learned of another victim from the same incident. Police said a 32-year-old man had been shot in the chest and walked into an area hospital for treatment.

Police did not provide the condition of either victim on Saturday morning.

Earlier in the evening, about 10:30 p.m. Friday, police said, a 16-year-old boy was shot in the shoulder in the 2300 block of Druid Hill Ave., just off North Avenue in the Penn North neighborhood. He was taken to an area hospital.

Police said Saturday morning that investigators have not yet located the shooting scene.

Around 9 p.m. Friday, police said another man was killed in a shooting in the 500 block of N. Lakewood Ave. in the McElderry Park neighborhood in East Baltimore. He was not identified Saturday.

Another man, 22 years old, was shot in the hand in a separate shooting around 8 p.m. Police said officers from the Eastern District located the victim at a local hospital but did not identify where the man was shot.

Police ask anyone with information to call them at 410-396-2100 or Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7Lockup.

Baltimore Sun reporters Nathan Ruiz, Lillian Reed and Daniel Oyefusi contributed to this article.

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