A pair of teenage boys were injured in a double shooting Tuesday night in Northeast Baltimore, police said.

At about 8:30 p.m. officers found a 15-year-old boy and a 16-year-old-boy suffering from gunshot wounds in the 5900 block of Glenfalls Avenue in Glenham-Belhar, police said.

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The victims were taken to the hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries, police said. They were not identified, and no suspect or motive information was released.

City Councilman Brandon Scott, who represents the area and chairs the council's public safety committee, said he had driven through that exact block just before 6 p.m. the previous day.

Scott said he didn't see any of the drug dealing he had witnessed on a recent crime walk, but watched as officers broke up a dice game.

"Anybody that knows the streets of Baltimore knows where there's a dice game, there's a gun," he said.

Scott said Baltimore should be operating in a "state of emergency" given the 231 homicides in the city so far this year, and should focus resources on understaffed police patrols.

"We need to seriously have an honest and frank discussion about our priorities," he said.

Anyone with information can call 410-396-2221 or Metro Crime Stoppers tip line, at 1-866-7LOCKUP.

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