Man shot in Mount Vernon, another in Patterson Park Neighborhood, early Wednesday

BALTIMORE - Two men, both in their 40s, were shot overnight in Baltimore, police said.

At about 3:40 a.m. Wednesday, patrol officers from the Southeast District responded to the 100 block of North Highland Avenue for a reported shooting in the city's Patterson Park Neighborhood. There, police found a 47-year-old man suffering from a gunshot wound to his thigh. He was taken to an area hospital for treatment. 

About an hour later in the Central District, patrol officers responded to an area hospital for a reported walk-in shooting at 4:42 a.m. There, police found a 43-year-old man with a graze wound to his back. 

An early investigation showed the victim was shot in the 800 block of Linden Avenue, in the city's Mount Vernon neighborhood, police said.

Citywide shooting detectives are investigating both incidents. Anyone with information should contact 410-396-2221 or call Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7LOCKUP.

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