Two people have died and two others are seriously injured after four shootings within hours Wednesday.
Officers responded to a shooting in the 1200 block of North Carey Street at approximately 5:48 p.m. A 22-year-old male was suffering from gunshot wounds. He was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.
At 8 p.m. officers located a 24-year-old male suffering from multiple gunshot wounds to the upper body in the 500 block of McElderry Street. The victim was transported to a local hospital where he died a short time later.
A 17-year-old male was found in the 600 block of Cherry Hill Road at approximately 8:55 p.m. The victim was shot in the back and legs. He was transported to an area hospital and is in serious condition.
At approximately 9:15 p.m. officers located a 29-year-old male who was suffering from gunshot wounds to the body and head. He was taken to an area hospital and is in grave condition.
According to police, the 29-year-old victim was sitting on steps in the block when a black vehicle pulled up and an unknown suspect inside the vehicle shot the victim.
Detectives are investigating the shootings. Anyone with information is asked to 410-396-2100. Those who wish to remain anonymous can call Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7LOCKUP.
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