Four shootings in Baltimore on Thursday evening, 5 victims injured
BALTIMORE, Md. (WBFF) -- On Thursday afternoon, there were a total of four shootings that took place within a matter of hours in Baltimore, according to City of Baltimore Police.
At about 5:19 p.m., police were dispatched to the 1900 block of Penrose Street to investigate a reported shooting.
Officers canvassed the area and located a 25-year-old male suffering from a gunshot wound to the torso.
At about 8:13 p.m., police were dispatched to the 900 block of Bentalou Street to investigate a reported shooting.
Officers canvassed the area and located two adult males suffering from gunshot wounds. The victims are an 18-year-old and a 23-year-old.
Both men were transported to area hospitals for treatment.
At about 8:41 p.m., police were dispatched to the 2400 block of Frederick Avenue for a reported shooting.
Officers canvassed the Westside Shopping Center parking-lot and located a 36-year-old male shooting victim.
The victim was seated inside of a sedan and told police he was shot at the intersection of South Franklintown Road and Boyd Street.
Medics responded to the shopping center and transported the victim to an area hospital for treatment.
At about 8:41 p.m., police were patrolling the 3800 block of Liberty Heights Avenue in the Northwest District when a male shooting victim walked up and advised he was suffering from a gunshot wound to the stomach.
The 23-year-old male refused to give police officers any additional information about the shooting.
Medics were responded and transported the victim to an area hospital for treatment.
Citywide Shooting detectives were summoned and assumed control of the investigation on each scene.
Anyone with information about any of these shootings is urged to contact Citywide Shooting detectives, at 410-396-2221.
Those who wish to remain anonymous can utilize the Metro Crime Stoppers tip line, at 1-866-7LOCKUP.