Police: Four men shot within an hour Friday, three in Oliver

Four men were shot in Baltimore Friday night, including three in the Oliver neighborhood in East Baltimore, police said.

At about 7 p.m., police responded to a report of a shooting in the 1800 block of Aisquith Street in Oliver. Officers found a 26-year-old man suffering from a life-threatening gunshot wound to his head. No further information was available.

Around the corner, police responded to a double shooting in the 1300 block of East Lafayette Avenue where a 27-year-old male was suffering from a gunshot wound to the face and a 29-year-old male had been shot in the shoulder, police said.

Police said the double shooting happened about 40 minutes later. Police said their investigation revealed the victims were possibly involved in a verbal dispute with an unknown male who had a weapon, and shot both victims.

Both males were transported to an area hospital for treatment of their injuries.

At 7:30, police said a 24-year-old man walked into an area hospital with non-life threatening gunshot wounds in his back.

Police said the victim was shot by an unknown person in the 1900 block of North Rosedale Street in Walbrook in West Baltimore.

Clarification: Police initially reported the Aisquith Street shooting to have happened at 7:40 p.m. Police said Saturday it occurred at 7 p.m.

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