BALTIMORE, MD – Two men were fatally wounded and five others were injured in four separate shootings throughout the Baltimore area on Thursday evening. Victims from the shooting fall between the ages of 17 all the way up to 47.
According to Baltimore Police, a 31-year-old male was killed by gunfire right around 8 p.m. in the 3800 of West Patapsco Avenue.
Officials indicate that the responding officers located the man suffering from a gunshot to the head. Once medics arrived, they quickly pronounced the man dead shortly thereafter.
Homicide detectives then arrived and took over the ongoing investigation. They are currently seeking help from anyone with pertinent information. They ask that you call (410) 396-2100 or reach out to Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7LOCKUP.
In the exact same district in southwest Baltimore, officers rushed to the 1900 block of Braddish Avenue. This was around 7:31 p.m., and officers discovered a 29-year-old man suffering from bullet wounds to his left shoulder, left leg, and right forearm.
Again, emergency officials arrived on the scene and administered care to the victim then hurriedly transported him to a local hospital. He’s still there being treated.
Almost at the same time, over in west Baltimore, police arrived on the scene at the 2000 block of N. Smallwood Avenue.
According to local officials, police witnessed a 20-year-old man with a gunshot to the back. They say the man was conscious and aware. They of course immediately moved him to an area hospital with the help of medics.
Additionally, police visited a local hospital at 9 p.m. after medical officials alerted them to a shooting victim who’d walk into their facility. The man was 27-years-old and had suffered a bullet wound to the chest.
Later in the same evening, police were made aware of another two gunshot victims. Again, they are asking for tips on all of the shootings.