Nine people were shot in Baltimore over the weekend, police said.
A man was shot to death and a woman was injured in the city Sunday, following four nonfatal shootings in the city Saturday night and another Friday night, police said.
The homicide victim, who police later identified as 60-year-old Ruben Jackson Sr., was pronounced dead after being found unresponsive with gunshot wounds just before 2 p.m. in the 5800 block of Halwyn Ave., near Govans Elementary School in North Baltimore, police said.
Earlier Sunday, just before 11 a.m., a woman was shot in the wrist in the 1000 block of Orleans St. in Oldtown in East Baltimore, police said. She was taken to a hospital for treatment, and her name was not released.
Earlier Saturday, three people were shot during a dispute inside a West Baltimore home in the 1100 block of Myrtle Ave., police said.
The first of the three shootings Saturday night happened at about 6:35 p.m. in Southwest Baltimore. Officers responded to reports of a shooting in the first block of N. Abington Ave. and canvassed the area. Minutes later, the 26-year-old male victim was found at a local hospital. He had been shot in the shoulder.
At 8:29 p.m., Central District police officers responded to the 500 block of McMechen St. in Madison Park for a reported shooting. Police found a 36-year-old man with a gunshot wound to the elbow. The victim was taken to an area hospital.
About 11:30 p.m., Southern District officers were called to an area hospital to investigate a walk-in shooting victim seeking treatment. Officers found a 58-year-old male suffering from a gunshot wound to the shoulder. The victim told investigators that the shooting took place in the 1200 block of Cleveland St. in Pigtown.
Friday night’s victim was driven to a hospital by a good Samaritan after being shot about 9:21 p.m. in the 300 block of North Paca St., police said.
Anyone with information about the shootings should call Citywide Shooting detectives at 410-396-2221, or Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7LOCKUP. Tips can also be texted to 443-902-4824.
The weekend violence in Baltimore followed a surge of shootings that left five people dead and seven injured between Tuesday and Thursday of last week after a 10-day lull in killings.