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Five people shot in five hours overnight, Baltimore police say

Five people were shot in five hours overnight, Monday into early Tuesday morning in neighborhoods spanning Baltimore, according to police.

The violence continued into Tuesday, with another shooting around 10 a.m.

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Police were first called around 10:18 p.m. to the 1700 block of N. Fulton Ave. for a report of a shooting. Officers found a 47-year-old man with a gunshot wound to his arm. The man was taken to an area hospital for treatment.

Police were then called around 11:50 p.m. to the 1700 block of Bank St. for a report of a shooting. Officers could not find a shooting victim, but a 20-year-old man with gunshot wounds to his body walked into an area hospital a short time later. Investigators believe the man was near 1700 block of Bank St. at the time he was injured.

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About a half hour later, officers were sent to an area hospital for a report of another walk-in shooting around 12:18 a.m. When officers arrived, they found a 42-year-old man being treated for a gunshot wound to his shoulder. Investigators believe the man was in the 1300 block of Filbert St. when he was shot.

Police were called around 1:39 a.m. to an area hospital for a report of a walk-in shooting victim. When officers arrived, they found a 19-year old man being treated for a gunshot wound to his upper body. The victim allegedly told investigators he was in the 1300 block of Ponca St. when he was injured.

Around 2:51 a.m., officers heard gunshots coming from the unit block of West 21st St. The officers soon found a 32-year-old man with gunshot wounds to his leg. He was taken to an area hospital for treatment.

At around 10 a.m. Tuesday police found another man at an area hospital who had been shot in the leg. Police said the man was shot in the 3900 block of Barvea Road in the neighborhood of East Arlington.

Later in the afternoon around 2:45 police responded to an area hospital for another walk-in shooting victim. The 35-year-old male had gunshot wounds to the abdomen and was immediately taken into surgery. His condition is unknown.

Police said because of the man’s injuries, homicide detectives were notified and found that the victim was shot in the 4200 block of Pennington Ave. in Curtis Bay.

Detectives from the Citywide Shooting Unit are investigating these incidents. Those with information are asked to call 410-396-2221 or Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7Lockup.

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