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Three men fatally shot in separate incidents Friday in Baltimore, police say

Friends and family of a man who was fatally shot in West Baltimore talk to a police officer over crime scene tape.
Friends and family of a man who was fatally shot in West Baltimore talk to a police officer over crime scene tape. (Ulysses Muñoz / Baltimore Sun)

Three men were killed in separate shootings Friday, Baltimore Police said.

A man was fatally shot in West Baltimore’s Sandtown-Winchester neighborhood around 3:50 p.m., according to police.

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Officers responding to the 1400 block of Mosher St. for a report of a shooting found a 29-year-old man suffering from gunshot wounds, police spokeswoman Det. Nicole Monroe said.

Dozens of neighbors gathered on the corners surrounding the crime scene, where the victim’s body remained shrouded under a white sheet on the sidewalk.

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A group of the victim’s family and friends were huddled together, crying. At about 5:15 p.m., the victim’s body was taken away in a white medical examiner truck.

A 1 year-old was shot in the leg and a 2-year-old in the torso in a triple shooting in South Baltimore on Friday night, Baltimore Police said.

A 55-year-old man was fatally shot in the Curtis Bay neighborhood Friday afternoon, police said.

Police said they received a report of a shooting in the 4000 block of Pennington Ave. shortly before 4:30 p.m. The man was taken to University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center, where soon after his arrival he was pronounced dead, police said.

Then, around 10:05 p.m., Southern District patrol officers were dispatched to the 3000 block of Hollins Ferry Road to investigate another shooting, police said.

When officers arrived, they discovered a 21-year-old man suffering from gunshot wounds. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Homicide detectives are investigating the deaths and asked anyone with information to call them at 410-396-2100. Those who wish to remain anonymous can use the Metro Crime Stoppers tip line, 1-866-7LOCKUP. Tips can also be texted to 443-902-4824.

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