Baltimore Police are investigating after a teenage boy was shot to death in broad daylight and five other people were injured in separate shootings Tuesday, police said.
At approximately 1:41 p.m., Southeast District police officers responded to East Baltimore Street at North Highland Avenue in the Baltimore Highlands neighborhood for a report of a shooting. When officers arrived, they found a 15-year-old boy suffering from a gunshot wound, police said.
The boy was taken to a hospital where he later died, according to police.
Police were also called to Southwest Baltimore just after 5 p.m. for another shooting.
Officers found a 54-year-old man suffering from multiple gunshot wounds in the 200 block of Denison St. The man was transported from the Allendale neighborhood to an area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. Police believe he was shot in the back of the block, the department said.
At 10:22 p.m. Tuesday, officers were called to West Baltimore in the 1400 block of Edmondson Ave. for a shooting.
When officers arrived in the Franklintown Road neighborhood, they found a 52-year-old man suffering from a gunshot wound. He was transported to an area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, police said.
Detectives believe the man was shot down the block in the 500 block of N. Calhoun St. after having an argument with someone, police said.
Also at 10:22 p.m., Southern District patrol officers were dispatched to the 2000 block of W. Pratt St. in Carrollton Ridge for a ShotSpotter alert.
Officers located a 37-year-old male victim and an unidentified male victim inside the location suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. Another unidentified male victim was found nearby, suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. All three victims were transported to area hospitals with non-life-threatening injuries.
Southern District shooting detectives responded to the scene and assumed control over the investigation. Anyone with information is urged to contact them at 410-396-2477.
Additionally, police are investigating the killing of a woman from Monday night.
At approximately 10:08 p.m., Southwest District patrol officers were called to the 2400 block of Washington Boulevard in the Morrell Park neighborhood for a report of gunfire. When officers arrived, they found Sherry Birmingham, 48, suffering from a gunshot wound, police said.
Birmingham was taken to an area hospital where she later died. Homicide detectives are asking anyone with information to contact them at 410-396-2100.
Baltimore police on Tuesday also identified six other recent homicide victims.
Brian Christopher Palmer, 26, and Darrin Tyrell Stewart, 33, were killed on Aug. 5 in the 4300 block of Flowerton Road. Three days later, Jermaine Dixon, 41, was killed in the 350 block of Springdale Ave.
Killings continued days later when Bernard Knotts, 26, was killed Aug. 10 in the 4200 block of Thayer Court.
Then in separate incidents on Aug. 11, Santiago Loyal was killed in the 1200 block of Cliftview Ave. and Williams Smith, 38, was killed in the 3500 block of W. Belvedere Ave.
There have been 213 homicides in Baltimore so far this year, compared with 205 at this point in 2020, according to police homicide data.