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15-year-old among shooting victims on Friday

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Posted at 8:56 PM, Oct 25, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-25 22:18:04-04

BALTIMORE — Police are investigating two shootings that happened on Friday evening.

Police responded to a report of a shooting at around 5:45 p.m. in the 5600 block of Knell Avenue. Officers found a 51-year-old woman suffering from an injury.

She was taken to a local hospital for treatment.

Detectives have learned that the victim was exiting her car when she felt a burning sensation in her leg and noticed she was bleeding. She told police she did not hear any gunshots.

Baltimore Police later learned that the woman had not been shot and that doctors determined her injury was not consistent with that of a gunshot wound.

At around 7 p.m., officers responded to the 1400 block of North Collington Avenue for a shooting. Upon arrival they found a 15-year-old suffering from a gunshot wound to the left leg. He was taken to a local hospital for treatment.

He told police that he was walking in the block with friends when an unknown person discharged a weapon and he was shot.

Anyone with information is asked to call (410) 396-2433.

Around an hour later, officers responded to a local hospital for a walk-in shooting victim where an unknown man was suffering from gunshot wounds to his body.

The victim told police he was shot in the Southwest district and police found that he was shot in the 4300 block of Flowerton Road.

Anyone with information about this shooting to call detectives at (410) 396-2488.

You can also contact Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7LOCKUP.