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Eleven shot on Tuesday, two killed, Baltimore police say

Two people were shot in the 5200 block of Cuthbert Ave. in the Arlington neighborhood of Northwest Baltimore.
Two people were shot in the 5200 block of Cuthbert Ave. in the Arlington neighborhood of Northwest Baltimore.(Carrie Wells)

Eleven people were shot in a barrage of incidents around the city on Tuesday, Baltimore police said. Two of the victims died.

Officers were called at 4:14 a.m. to the 3000 block of Oak Hill Ave. in Howard Park where they found a 29-year-old man and a 19-year-old woman, both suffering from non-life-threatening gunshot wounds. They were taken to a hospital for treatment.

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At 7:50 a.m. police went to Sinai Hospital where a 23-year-old man was being treated for a gunshot in the left calf. The victim is in good condition. Detectives continue to investigate where the shooting occurred.

At 3:20 p.m., officers were called to a hospital and found a man being treated for a gunshot wound to his back. The victim said he was walking in the 2500 block of Gwynns Falls Parkway, Mondawmin, when he heard a gunfire and realized he was shot.

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Around 6 p.m., police found two men shot in the 5200 block of Frankfort Ave. at the Frankfort Shopping Center in Northeast Baltimore. The 34-year-old and 39-year-old victims are both expected to survive.

An hour later, police went to the 100 block of N. Aisquith St. in the Pleasant View Gardens area for a report of a shooting. The victim, who was shot in the leg, was later found at a hospital.

Around 8:10 p.m., two more people were shot in the 5200 block of Cuthbert Ave. in the Arlington neighborhood of Northwest Baltimore. A 23 year-old man was taken to Sinai Hospital where he was pronounced dead. A second 23-year-old man was in an unknown condition at a hospital.

Around 9:15 p.m., police went to Harbor Hospital where two shooting victims had driven themselves. One victim, 20-year-old William Bryson, of the 500 Block of N. Carrollton Avenue, was pronounced dead at the hospital, while a 38-year-old victim was treated for his gunshot wounds, police said. Police believe they were shot at Ward and Cross streets in Pigtown.

Bryson's family could not immediately be reached for comment Wednesday morning.

Police on Tuesday morning also identified a Carrollton Ridge man who was killed on Dec. 14. Police said Darrick Smith, 31, of the 400 block of South Monroe St. died of blunt force trauma on the same block.

Detectives are asking anyone with information to call 410-396-2221 or Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7lockup.

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Editor's Note: This story is updated from an earlier version in which police initially said the victim of the double shooting at Ward and Cross streets was 38 years old. On Wednesday morning, police corrected their initial release to say, that while a 38-year-old had been shot, a 20-year-old died.

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