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1 dead, 3 hurt in 2 shootings as Ceasefire weekend winds down

Posted at 10:46 PM, Aug 05, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-06 08:47:09-04

Before the ceasefire officially ended on its one-year anniversary weekend, one person was killed and three others were injured in less than two hours across the city.

Just after 5:45 p.m. on Sunday, officers in the Eastern District responded to the 900 block of North Broadway for a shooting. Upon their arrival, police found two people shot, a male with a gunshot to the leg and another victim with wounds to the torso. A short time later, a third victim walked into an area hospital with a gunshot to the foot. 

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Less than two hours later, officers across the city in the Southwest District were patrolling in the area of Catherine and Wilkens Avenue when they heard gunfire. A 27-year-old man was then located suffering from multiple gunshot wounds to the body. He was transported to a hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. 

Anyone with information is asked to contact homicide detectives at 410-396-2100 or Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7Lockup.