5 shot in 4 different shootings; Baltimore police investigate to get answers
1:54 PM, Aug 25, 2018
BALTIMORE (WMAR) - Baltimore police are investigating four shootings: one that happened Friday night and three that all occurred sometime early Saturday morning.
The first shooting occurred at a little after 9:51 p.m., on Friday, when police were called to an area hospital to investigate a walk-in shooting victim seeking treatment. When the officers arrived at the hospital, they found a 31-year-old man suffering from gunshot wounds.
Citywide Shooting detectives took control of the investigation and the victim ended up telling them that the incident occurred at the intersection of Pennsylvania Avenue, at North Avenue.
The second shooting occurred at about 1:05 a.m., Saturday morning, when police were called to an area hospital to investigate another shooting victim who was seeking treatment. When officers arrived to the location, they found a 28-year-old man suffering from gunshot wounds.
The crime scene’s location is still unknown at this time.
The next shooting happened at a little after 1:10 a.m. when police were called to the 4800 block of Liberty Heights Avenue to investigate a shooting. When officers arrived, they found a 39-year-old man suffering from gunshot wounds.
The last shooting occurred at a little before 6:30 a.m., on Saturday, when officers were called to the 1800 block of East Lanvale Street to investigate a reported shooting. When the officers arrived, they found two victims: a 35-year-old man suffering from a gunshot wound to the hand and a 62-year-old woman with a gunshot wound to the foot.
After the Citywide Shooting detectives took control of the investigation, the shooting suspect was taken into custody and a handgun was recovered. Criminal charges are pending.
All of these crimes are being investigated by the Citywide Shooting detectives, so anyone with information is urged to contact Baltimore Police Department Citywide Shooting detectives, at 410-396-2221. Those who wish to remain anonymous can utilize the Metro Crime Stoppers tip line, at 1-866-7LOCKUP.
You can also submit a tip by downloading the Baltimore Police Department’s mobile APP on your smartphone.