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17 shot since Monday morning in Baltimore

Baltimore police are investigating 17 shootings that have occurred since early Monday.

Six men were reported shot Tuesday after 11 shootings were reported Monday, according to police.

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There have been 286 nonfatal shootings in the city this year, police said. At this time last year, 151 nonfatal shootings were reported.

On Tuesday evening officers were called to an area hospital where a 32-year-old man was being treated for a gunshot wound to his hand, police said. Detectives are working to determine where the shooting occurred.

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At 4:55 p.m. Tuesday, officers responded to an area hospital for a report of a walk-in shooting victim. A 26-year-old man was suffering from a gunshot wound to the buttock after an incident in the 3200 block of Belair Road in Clifton Park, police said.

At 3:56 p.m. Tuesday, officers responded to an area hospital for a report of two walk-in shooting victims. Police found a 19-year-old man suffering from a gunshot wound to the arm and a 18-year-old man suffering from a gunshot to the leg, police said. Investigators said that the shooting took place in the 5500 block of Bowleys Lane in the Frankford neighborhood of East Baltimore.

Northeast District Detectives are investigating both Tuesday afternoon shootings and ask anyone with information to call 410-396-2444.

Additionally, the victim of a shooting in the 3000 block of Elizabeth Ave. on Monday afternoon died Tuesday of his injuries, police said. Ivan J. Cox Jr. died from a shot to the head the day after his 21st birthday, according to police. Officers ask anyone with information to call 410-396-2100.

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Four shootings occurred within a 90-minute span overnight.

At 12:32 a.m. Tuesday, police found a 48-year-old man shot in the head in the 800 block of Seagull Ave. in the Cherry Hill neighborhood. The man was transported to an area hospital in grave condition, police said. Due to his injuries, homicide detectives are investigating. Anyone with information is asked to call 410-396-2100.

At 12:50 a.m. Tuesday, police found a 26-year-old man shot in the chest in the 2400 block of E. Chase St. in the Biddle Street neighborhood. The man was taken to an area hospital, police said. Eastern District detectives are investigating. Anyone with information is asked to call 410-396-2433.

At 11:35 p.m. Monday, police found a 26-year-old man shot multiple times in both arms in the 3400 block of Hilldale Place in the Park Circle neighborhood. The man was taken to a hospital, police said. Northwest District detectives are investigating. Anyone with information is asked to call 410-396-2466.

At 11:07 p.m. Monday, police found a 22-year-old man shot in the buttocks in the 2900 block of Mosher St. in the Franklintown Road neighborhood. The man was taken to an area hospital and Southwest District detectives are investigating. Anyone with information is asked to call 410-396-2488.

In addition to a spike in nonfatal shootings, Baltimore police said there have been 144 homicides so far this year, compared with 98 at this time last year.

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