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Gunman opens fire on crowd in East Baltimore, killing 19-year-old — one of three homicides Saturday

A gunman opened fire on a crowd in East Baltimore early Saturday morning, killing a 19-year-old man and injuring four others in one of several shootings Saturday, according to police.

In total, 11 people were shot, three fatally, in various incidents throughout the city Saturday.

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A total of eight people were shot — of whom two were killed — in incidents across the city in a two-hour span. A third man was killed in a shooting late Saturday morning.

Two people were shot in the 5600 block of The Alameda on Saturday evening. The first victim arrived to an area hospital around 7:30 p.m., and the second arrived an hour later.

Just before 11:30 a.m., police received several ShotSpotter alerts in the 800 block of Bradford Ave. in East Baltimore. On July 1, Baltimore police identified the victim as 33-year-old Antonio Jackson Jr. and later, on July 5, announced he was killed.

Police said the quintuple shooting occurred just before 1:15 a.m. Saturday when police were called to the 800 block of N. Port St. in the Milton-Montford neighborhood. Detectives said an unidentified male suspect approached the crowd and began shooting.

Responding officers found a 19-year-old man and a 20-year-old man who had both been shot in the stomach. They were taken to an area hospital, where the 19-year-old was pronounced dead, police said.

While still on the scene, investigators were notified of three walk-in shooting victims at an area hospital.

Police said a 20-year-old woman was shot in the shoulder, a 19-year-old man was shot in the chin, and a 20-year-old male was shot in the arm and leg.

Just before 1 a.m., Northern District officers were called to area hospital for a report of a walk-in shooting victim who had been shot in both legs.

Police said he is in stable condition, but they did not identify where the shooting occurred.

Just before 2 a.m., police said, another man was shot in the head in the 800 block of W. Lombard St., near Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard. He was taken to an area hospital, where he was listed in critical condition; homicide detectives were notified.

Police said later that the man had died.

At 2:38 a.m., a patrol officer at Pennsylvania Avenue and West North Avenue in West Baltimore was approached by a man who had been shot in the thigh. He was also taken to an area hospital for treatment.

Police determined he had been shot by an unidentified suspect in the 1100 block of W. North Ave.

Anyone with information on the homicide is asked to call detectives at 410-396-2100 or Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7lockup.

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