Two killed, seven injured in Baltimore over the weekend

Two people were killed and another seven injured in shootings over the weekend, according to police.

Just before 3 p.m. Sunday, a 49-year-old man was shot in the 3700 block of Belvedere Ave. He was taken to an area hospital, where he later died.

An hour earlier, two men, ages 33 and 35, were shot in the 1200 block of E. Lanvale St. One victim was shot in the arm and the other in the leg. Both were taken to area hospitals for treatment.

Another man was shot to death early Sunday morning in Northeast Baltimore, police said.

The man, who has not been positively identified, was pronounced dead at the scene after the shooting, which happened at 1:21 a.m. in the 5600 block of Midwood Ave. in Cameron Village, police said.

Baltimore police shooting detectives were also investigating incidents that left five people shot Friday afternoon and night.

The first two shooting incidents were reported about 16 minutes apart in the early afternoon. At 1:38 p.m., officers in the Eastern District heard shots and located a woman who had been shot in the arm in the 1000 block of E. 20th St., police said.

Then at 1:54 p.m., police in the Western District were called to the intersection of West Baltimore and Carey streets, where they found a man suffering from a gunshot wound. Police did not say where on his body he was struck, but said the injury was not life-threatening.

Another victim hurt in the same incident showed up at a local hospital seeking treatment, police said.

Two more shootings were reported about a half-hour apart in Northeast Baltimore later in the day.

Someone was shot inside a home in the 3800 block of Echodale Ave. around 8:58 p.m. Officers found a 40-year-old man with gunshot wounds, and he was taken to a hospital, according to police.

Homicide detectives are investigating the Echodale Avenue shooting because of the severity of the man’s injuries. A neighbor across the street said they heard gunshots but didn’t know what happened.

At 9:36 p.m. a 39-year-old man was shot at a liquor store in the 4300 block of Belair Road. He had been shot in the hand and leg, and was taken to a hospital, police said.

On Belair Road, two blocks to the immediate south and west of the liquor store had been illuminated by bright police lights before the shooting.

Anyone with information is asked to call 410-396-2100.

To remain anonymous, tipsters can call Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7LOCKUP. Tips can also be texted to detectives at 443-902-4824.

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