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One dead, one injured in Southwest Baltimore shootings Thursday

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Posted at 7:59 PM, Aug 29, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-02 12:07:20-04

BALTIMORE — One man is dead and another is injured after two separate shootings happened on Thursday within 20 minutes of one another.

The first shooting took place just before 6 p.m. where officers found a 23-year-old man suffering from a gunshot wound to the abdomen in the area of 600 Stamford Road.

The victim was transported to a local hospital for treatment.

Just before 6:20 p.m., officers heard gunfire in Southwest Baltimore and began canvassing the area.

They then located 27-year-old Jermaine Stroud, Jr. laying in the area of 400 South Pulaski Street suffering from gunshot wounds. A medic was called to the scene, but the victim succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Baltimore Police Department Homicide detectives, at 410-396-2100. Those who wish to remain anonymous can utilize the Metro Crime Stoppers tip line, at 1-866-7LOCKUP.