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Five shot, one fatally, overnight in Baltimore

Five people were shot in Baltimore overnight. One has died, police said.

Five people were shot in Baltimore — one of them fatally — between Wednesday night and Thursday morning, according to police.

Dante Lamont Barnes, 31, was found with a gunshot wound to his head in the 1000 block of N. Kenwood Avenue in the city's Madison Eastend neighborhood in East Baltimore about 11:50 p.m., police said.

Barnes, of the 3300 block of McElderry Street, was pronounced dead at the scene, and his killing is being investigated by homicide detectives, police said.

The city gunfire began earlier in the night, when officers were called about 9:45 p.m. to the 4700 block of Beaufort Avenue in Central Park Heights in Northwest Baltimore for a report of a shooting. They found a 25-year-old man shot in the arm, police said. The man was transported to an area hospital for treatment, and district detectives are investigating.

About 10 p.m. in West Baltimore, police were called to the intersection of N. Bentalou St. and W. Lafayette Avenue for another reported shooting. Soon after and about a block away in the 2300 block of Calverton Heights Avenue, on the border of the city's Bridgeview/Greenlawn and Evergreen Lawn neighborhoods, officers located a 23-year-old man shot in the stomach and leg, police said. He was transported to an area hospital for treatment, and district detectives are investigating.

About 10:15 p.m. in Northeast Baltimore, police were called to the 5900 block of Belair Road, on the border of the Glenham Belhar and Cedmont neighborhoods, and found a 31-year-old man shot in the foot, police said. He was transported to an area hospital, and district detectives are investigating.

About 3:05 a.m., officers were called to an area hospital and found a 40-year-old man shot in the arm. The man said he was shot by an unknown person while walking in the 900 block of N. Calhoun Street, on the southern edge of the city's Sandtown-Winchester neighborhood, bordering Harlem Park, police said.

Police did not release a motive or suspect in any of the shootings. Police do not identify the victims of non-fatal shootings.

Anyone with information about any of the above incidents is asked to call Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7LOCKUP.

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