Man killed near Coppin State in city's 4th shooting in 24 hours

Two people were shot Tuesday, one of them fatally, bringing the city's tally to four shootings in 24 hours, Baltimore police said.

Jamal Ross, 32, of the 1500 block of Bentalou Street, died after he was shot several times at North Bentalou Street and Windsor Avenue near Coppin State University in Mondawmin just before 5 p.m. Tuesday.

Homicide detectives are investigating, and anyone with information is asked to call 410-396-2100.

About 20 minutes earlier, officers found a 33-year-old man shot in the hip in the 800 block of N. Belnord Ave. in East Baltimore, police said. The victim was taken to a hospital for treatment; his condition was not released.

Eastern District detectives are investigating and ask anyone with information to call 410-396-2433.

The Mondawmin shooting occurred less than a mile from where a man was shot in the left elbow in the 2000 block of Presstman St. in the city's Easterwood neighborhood about 9:30 p.m. Monday. His condition was not released.

Police declined to say whether the incidents were connected.

A third shooting reported just after 7 p.m. Monday at Cumberland and North Calhoun streets in Sandtown-Winchester turned out to be self-inflicted, police said. Investigators revised the location for that incident to the 1600 block of N. Gilmor St.

About 10 p.m. Monday, a man was shot in the face at East Federal Street and Erdman Avenue in Orchard Ridge in Northeast Baltimore.

Tuesday's homicide was the city's 105th of the year, but the first in more than a week.

Police have not publicly identified a suspect or motive in any of the four shootings.

Baltimore Sun reporter Nayana Davis contributed to this report.

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