Seven men, one woman shot in separate incidents in Baltimore
By By Justin George , Kevin Rector and Carrie Wells and The Baltimore Sun
Apr 11, 2013 | 12:33 PM
Eight people were shot in six incidents in Baltimore on Wednesday night and early Thursday morning and all were expected to survive. The shootings all occurred within an almost eight hour period that stretched from dinnertime Wednesday until just after 2 a.m.
The first reported shooting occurred about 6:30 p.m. in the 800 block of Arnold Court, close to the Kennedy Krieger Institute in East Baltimore. In that case, the man was shot multiple times.
The second incident was in the 2500 block of Loyola Northway in the Greenspring neighborhood at 8:51 p.m., where police said two people were shot: A 20-year-old man in the left foot and a 19-year-old in the chest. Police transported the man shot in the foot to an area hospital, while the other man ran from the scene and walked into a hospital.
In the third shooting, just after 11 p.m., a 19-year-old man was shot in the right shoulder in the 2600 block of Norland Road and ran to the 2100 block of Patapsco Ave in the city's Lakeland neighborhood.
A fourth shooting occurred about the same time when a 20-year-old was standing in the 1100 block of E. Madison St. He was shot multiple times.
Police reported a fifth shooting about 11:57 p.m., a 24-year-old woman was shot in the 3200 block of Vickers Road in the city's Hanlon-Longwood neighborhood. A 28-year-old man was also shot in the incident, and police said he ran from the scene and walked into a hospital.
In the sixth shooting, a 29-year-old man was shot in a vehicle at about 2:12 a.m. at the intersection of North Stricker and West Fayette streets, in the city's Franklin Square neighborhood. He was wounded in the left side of his body, police said.
There are no suspects in any of the incidents, police said. Detectives are investigating all the shootings and police urge anyone with information about the crimes to call 911 or 1-866-LOCKUP.
Also on Thursday, Baltimore Police confirmed one of two men wounded in a double shooting in the 800 block of Vine St. in the city's Poppleton neighborhood early Wednesday morning has died. He has not yet been identified. Homicide detectives are now investigating.