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Police identify two killed in separate shootings in Baltimore on Saturday; body also found in vacant house

Two men were killed in separate shootings and a body was found in a vacant house in Baltimore on Saturday, according to Baltimore Police.

Officers heard gunshots at about 12:35 p.m. in the 1500 block of Ellamont St., in the city’s Rosemont neighborhood, and found a 35-year-old man wounded by gunfire, police said. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Police identified the victim Sunday as Todd Davis.

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About 12 hours earlier, a 28-year-old man was fatally wounded in a shooting in the Frankford neighborhood of Northeast Baltimore early Saturday morning, police said.

Officers were called to an area hospital at about 12:33 a.m. for a report of a walk-in shooting victim and found the man undergoing treatment for a gunshot wound to the chest, before he died of his injuries, police said.

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Police believe, based on a preliminary investigation, that the man was shot in the 5500 block of Force Road in Frankford, they said. They identified him Sunday as Darrell Fordham Jr.

With the killings, Baltimore has gone 12 straight days with at least one shooting. A total of seven people have been killed in that time span.

Anyone with information about either shooting is asked to call homicide detectives at 410-396-2100, or to text a tip to 443-902-4824. They can also call Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7-LOCK-UP.

Separately on Saturday, a body was found in a vacant home in the 500 block of E. 26th St., in the Better Waverly neighborhood, at about 10 a.m., police said.

Det. Jeremy Silbert, a police spokesman, said the medical examiner’s office will conduct an autopsy on the body.

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