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Four men shot, one fatally, in separate incidents in Baltimore

Four men were shot, one fatally, in separate incidents in Baltimore on Friday and Saturday, police said.

The fatal shooting occurred about 9 p.m. Saturday in West Baltimore. Officers responded to the 2300 block of Mosher St. to investigate a shooting and found an unidentified man who looked to be in his 20s in a rear yard. He had suffered a gunshot would to the head, and medics pronounced him dead, police said.

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The three other shootings were nonfatal, police said.

The first shooting of the weekend happened around 11 p.m. Friday. A 30-year-old man told officers that he was walking down the street in the 400 block of N. Kenwood Ave. when someone approached and shot him from behind.

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The victim was taken to the hospital, police said.

Police had few details about the second nonfatal attack, but said a man showed up at the University of Maryland Medical Center emergency room at 7:15 a.m. Saturday with a gunshot wound to his calf. Detectives are trying to figure out where the shooting happened and who was responsible.

Another shooting took place about 9:20 p.m. Saturday in South Baltimore at the 1700 block of Cole St.

Officers found a 27 year-old man who was suffering from gunshot wounds to the body. The victim was transported to a nearby hospital where he was listed in serious but stable condition, police said.

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Citywide shooting detectives determined the shooting was an act of domestic violence and have identified a suspect, they said.

Police ask anyone with information about any of the shootings to call Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7LOCKUP.

So far this year, more than 541 people have been shot in Baltimore — an increase of 6 percent over the same time period last year. Homicides are up by 19 percent.

Baltimore Sun reporter Luke Broadwater contributed to this article.

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