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Multiple shootings across the city Wednesday night leave five men injured

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Posted at 8:05 AM, May 23, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-23 09:04:32-04

BALTIMORE — Officers are investigating multiple Wednesday night shootings in East and West Baltimore.

10:41 p.m.

A Shot Spotter alert alarmed officers to respond to a shooting in the 2300 block of East Preston Street. On the scene, officers searched the area until they found evidence of a shooting.

Moments later, they were informed that a victim received assistance from medics in the 1700 block of Monument Street.

At the same time, another group of Eastern District officer responded to a shooting just one minute away from the 2300 block of East Preston Street call, in the 2300 block of East Hoffman Street.

After they searched the area for shooting evidence, officers were told that two adult male shooting victims walked into an area hospital seeking treatment for graze wounds.

Police said the two male victims, ages 50 and 54, told investigators that they were seated inside of a vehicle when a gunman began shooting and they were wounded.

10:43 p.m.

Across town, Western District officers where on the scene of a shooting in the 600 block of North Fulton Avenue. There, officers searched the area for a victims and a potential witness.

They were later informed that a 20 year-old male shooting victim walked into an area hospital seeking treatment for his injuries.

10:44 p.m.

In Northeast Baltimore, officers were called to an area hospital to investigate a walk-in shooting victim seeking treatment for a gunshot wound to the shoulder.

The victim, a 28-year-old male told police he was shot during an argument with a man in the 4900 block of Frankford Avenue.

Citywide Shooting detectives the investigating of each shooting.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Baltimore Police Department 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.

You can also submit a tip by texting 443-902-4824