Police: Friday night shootings leave two men dead, three others injured

Posted at 1:26 PM, Jul 15, 2017
and last updated 2017-07-15 13:26:11-04

Police were called to the 800 block of North Fremont Avenue around 8:30 p.m. for a reported shooting. When they arrived, officers found a man suffering from gunshot wounds. He was transported to a local hospital for treatment.

Officers in the Southeast district were called to the 1300 block of Ponca Street around 10:55 p.m. for another shooting. When officers arrived they found a man suffering from a gun wound to the leg. The victim was taken to a hospital for treatment.

Five minutes later at 11 p.m. in Southwest Baltimore, a third shooting was taking place in the 3200 block of West Baltimore Street. The victim was taken to a hospital for treatment, but later died from his injuries.

At 11:45 p.m. in the 100 block of Reedbird Avenue, police responded to a double shooting.  Police say they found two men shot at the scene. The first, was taken to a hospital for treatment, but later died. The second was also transported, and is expected to survive his injuries.

Baltimore City Police are asking anyone with information on any of these incidents to call detectives at 410-396-2100 or Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7Lockup. You can also text tips to 443-902-4824.