City Police investigating 3 shootings Friday night, 56-year-old woman injured

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Baltimore City Police are investigating three separate shootings that occurred Friday night over a span of four hours.

The first shooting occurred around 5 p.m. in East Baltimore.

Police say, officers chased a male on Broadway near East Eager Street after they witnessed him fire a gun.

Officers were unable to catch the suspect but did recover a loaded gun that police say the suspect dropped.

A short time later, police received a call for a shooting victim at the same location. The victim had a gunshot wound to the leg and was transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The second shooting occurred just after 9 p.m. in South Baltimore on the 4400 block of Pennington Ave.

On scene, officers located a 56-year-old female with a gunshot wound to her leg.

According to police, the victim stated she heard gunshots after leaving a corner store, realized she had been struck, then ran back inside. Detectives say she did not see the shooter.

The victim was transported to the hospital and is listed in good condition.

The third shooting happened just before 9:30 p,m. in Southeast Baltimore.

Crews responded to the 100 block of Highland Ave for a reported shooting.

On scene officers located a 44-year-old man with a gunshot wound to his thigh.

According to medics, he is listed in serious condition.

Anyone with information is asked to call detectives at (410) 396-2221, Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7LOCKUP, or text a tip using the BPD Mobile App.

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