2 killed, 3 injured in recent shootings

Posted at 11:34 PM, Jul 19, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-19 23:34:08-04

Police have responded to five different shootings Monday and Tuesday. 

Two people have been killed and three are suffering from non-life threatening injuries. 

Around 6 p.m. Tuesday, a man was shot to death. Police discovered the victim in the 3000 block of Elgin Avenue. Medics responded and transported the victim to Sinai hospital for treatment. Shortly after arriving, the victim was pronounced deceased.

An hour earlier, a man walked into a hospital with a gunshot wound. The 22-year-old was shot in the ankle. He is expected to survive.

Tuesday morning, a 29-year-old was shot in the back near a 7-Eleven on Brentwood Avenue. The victim was transported to an area hospital and is suffering from a non-life threatening injury. The victim told police he was in the 6200 block of Bessemer Avenue when he met the suspect, a white male. 

He and the suspect drove in the suspect's black Nissan pickup truck while the two used narcotics. The victim and the suspect got into an argument. The suspect then pulled a handgun. The victim attempted to jump out of the truck at which time the suspect shot him.

Monday night, Shaun Stewart was shot in the back while standing near his home on Mello Court. Stewart, 38, was transported to Johns Hopkins Hospital where he was pronounced dead a short time later.

A 27-year-old man was shot Monday in a drive by shooting on Darley Avenue. The victim suffered gunshot wounds to the left leg, lower abdomen and lower back. The victim was transported to an area hospital and is in stable condition.

Anyone with information is asked to call police at 410-396-2221. Those who wish to remain anonymous can call Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7LOCKUP.

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