Sunday shooting victim dies as Baltimore approaches 200 homicides

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Victim from Sunday shooting dies as Baltimore nears 200 homicides for the year.

A Sunday shooting victim is dead, and three people were injured in two shootings early Monday morning as Baltimore approaches 200 homicides this year, according to city police.

The victim of a Sunday shooting at Navarro and Groveland avenues in the West Arlington neighborhood has died, police said. The department initially reported that shooting shortly after 9 p.m. Sunday, but further details were not immediately available Monday.

The homicide is the 199th reported in the city this year and the 10th in August.

At approximately 12:35 Monday morning, officers found a 29-year-old man shot multiple times and a 19-year-old woman shot in the abdomen on the 1300 block of N. Carey Street in the Sandtown-Winchester neighborhood, police said.

Both victims were transported to area hospitals for treatment, police said.

Detectives from the Western District are asking anyone with information to call Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7LOCKUP.

At 3:40 a.m., officers responded to the 500 block of N. Bouldin Street in the Ellwood Park/Monument neighborhood, where a 24-year-old man was found shot in his abdomen. He was transported to an area hospital.

Detectives from the Southeast District are asking anyone with information to call Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7LOCKUP.

A suspect and motive were not immediately available for either incident.

Police have also identified several recent homicide victims.

Christopher Lowel Giles, 24, of the Ednor Gardens-Lakeside neighborhood, was killed Friday in a shooting on the 4200 block of Ivanhoe Avenue in the Pen Lucy neighborhood, according to police.

Jerome Smith, 36, of the McElderry Park neighborhood, was killed in a Sunday shooting on the 1000 block N. Patterson Park Avenue, police said.

Steven Frank Krug, 45, was shot and killed Sunday on the 4700 block of Gwynn Oak Avenue in the Howard park neighborhood, police said.

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