2 people killed in separate shootings Tuesday afternoon

2 people killed in separate shootings Tuesday
2 people killed in separate shootings Tuesday
Posted at 5:02 PM, Aug 22, 2017
and last updated 2017-08-22 17:32:59-04

Two men were shot and killed in separate shootings in Baltimore Tuesday afternoon. 

At 12:30 p.m. in the 3700 block of Fleetwood Avenue a 24-year-old man was shot in the upper body. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. 

Police say the preliminary investigation suggests the shooting may have been drug related. Many family and friends came to the scene.

See also: 9 people shot in Baltimore City Monday

Before homicide detectives could finish on Fleetwood, shots were fired in the 900 block of Bennett Place. 

A 15-year-old was gunned down just before 2 p.m. He was transported to an area hospital where he later died. 

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The city is now up to 227 murders, on pace for historic violence.

Homicide detectives are asking for anyone with information on either shooting to come forward. You can submit tips to Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7LOCKUP.