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Six people shot on Christmas Eve in Baltimore

Posted at 11:34 PM, Dec 24, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-25 14:25:59-05

BALTIMORE (WMAR) — Police are investigating six Christmas Eve shootings in Baltimore.

The violence broke out just after the clock turned midnight, when officers in the Southeast District responded to the 6600 block of Bushey Street for a reported shooting.

Upon their arrival, units located a 43-year-old male shot to the leg. He was transported to an area hospital, where he's listed in stable condition.

Less than an hour later officers were called to the 500 block of Richwood Avenue in North Baltimore. There they found a 28-year-old female suffering from gunshots to the shoulders. She was transported to a local hospital where her condition is unknown.

The third shooting happened just before 8 a.m. in the 4900 block of Palmer Avenue in the Northwest District. A 27-year-old man was found shot to the leg.

At around 6:18 p.m. a fourth shooting was reported, this time in the 1600 block of N. Calhoun Street in West Baltimore. Officers located a 32-year-old man suffering from gunshot wounds to the body. He was transported to a hospital.

The final two shootings of the night, happened minutes apart.

Officers responded to a reported shooting in the 5900 block of Daywalt Avenue at 9:45 p.m. On the scene, officers were unable to locate a shooting victim. A short time later, a 25-year-old man arrived at an area hospital with a gunshot wound to his arm.

At 9:50 p.m., Southeast district officers were called to the 2900 block of Mcelderry Street for a report of a shooting. There, they found a 28-year-old man with gunshot wounds to his body. He was taken to an area hospital for treatment.

Citywide Shooting detectives are handling all six incidents. Anyone with information is asked to contact investigators at 410-396-2221 or Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7Lockup.