Seven shot, one fatally, in six hours in Baltimore
BALTIMORE (WBFF) - After nearly a week with no fatal shootings, Baltimore saw seven people shot, one fatally, overnight between Friday and Saturday in six separate shooting scenes, confirmed city police.
Three of the shootings were near the North Avenue corridor, while two others were in the central district's Upton area. One of those ended up being fatal - a shooting on Fremont Avenue near Franklin Street at 10:30 p.m. Friday.
An adult man was found with a gunshot wound to the upper body; he was taken to an area hospital, where he died.
Another man was also found on Shields Place shortly after, with a gunshot wound to the leg. He was believed to have been shot nearby on George Street by an unknown suspect. Police do not know if the other victim was also shot on George Street.
At about 2:30 a.m., officers were called to Eutaw Place near North Avenue for a shooting. They found a man with a gunshot wound to his foot; he was taken to a hospital for treatment. The victim said he was walking nearby on Traction Street when he heard gunshots and realized he was shot.
Shootings were also reported at 9 p.m., at Ducatel Street and Linden Avenue, and at about 10 p.m., in the first block of West 20th Street. At the Ducatel/Linden scene, an adult man was found shot in the stomach, and taken for treatment. In the West 20th Street shooting, a woman was found shot in the leg and a man was found shot in the stomach.
Both were taken to area hospitals for treatment.
At about 10:45 p.m., another shooting was reported in the southern district, on Cleveland Street. A man was found shot in the back. The victim was taken for treatment.
Anyone with information on these incidents should call Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7Lockup.