6 Shot, 2 Dead Over past 24 hours in Baltimore

BALTIMORE, MARYLAND – Baltimore Police reported the following shootings in the last twenty four hours.

At approximately 10:20 a.m., officers responded to the 800 block of Pontiac Avenue for a shooting. Upon arrival, officers located an adult male who was suffering from gunshot wounds and was unresponsive. The victim was transported to Shock Trauma where he was pronounced deceased a short while ago. Homicide detectives are investigating this incident.

At approximately 11:03 a.m., officers responded to an area hospital where two shooting victims walked in seeking treatment. Upon arrival, officers located two males, ages 15 and 20, who were suffering from non-life threatening gunshot wounds. The victims told detectives they were in the 2400 block of Christian Street when they were shot.

At approximately 11:08 a.m., officers responded to the 3400 block of Hilldale Place for a shooting. Upon arrival, officers located a 17 year-old male who was suffering from a gunshot wound to his leg. The victim told officers he was walking on Park Heights Avenue when he was approached by an unknown male who was armed with a gun. The victim and the suspect began to struggle over the gun when the gun discharged, striking the victim in the back of the leg. The victim then ran to Hilldale Place where he called police.

At approximately 1:30 a.m., Southwest District patrol officers responded to the 3900 block of Clifton Avenue to Investigate a body lying in the streets. Once at the location, officers located an unidentified male victim suffering an apparent gunshot wound to the head. Medics pronounced the victim deceased on the scene.

At approximately 2:18 a.m., Central District patrol officers were dispatched to a nearby hospital for a walk-in shooting investigation. Once at the hospital, officers located a 33-year-old female victim suffering from an apparent gunshot wound to the back. The victim has non-life-threatening injuries. Preliminary investigation revealed that the victim was shot in the 200 block East Baltimore after leaving a nightclub in the area.

Those who wish to remain anonymous can utilize the Metro Crime Stoppers tip-line at 1-866-7LOCK-UP. You can also anonymously text a tip by visiting the MCS of Maryland.

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