Two Baltimore shootings seven minutes apart leave seven people wounded

Posted at 11:43 PM, Oct 05, 2017
and last updated 2017-10-06 06:23:42-04

Baltimore Police are investigating two shootings that happened seven minutes apart.  The first call came in around 9:06 p.m. Thursday to the area of Pennsylvania Avenue and Pitcher Street in West Baltimore.  

When officers arrived they discovered two men had been shot. As a result of one of the victim's injuries, homicide detectives were called to the crime scene.

The call for the second shooting came in at 9:13 p.m.  Police were dispatched to the 3400 block of Chesterfield Avenue in Northeast Baltimore. 

Once officers arrived, they discovered one man and a 16-year-old had been shot. 

Homicide detectives were called to the crime scene due to one of the victim’s injuries.  Minutes later three victims arrived at an area hospital with gunshot wounds.

Anyone with information on either shooting is urged to contact the Baltimore Police Citywide Shooting detectives at 410-396-2100.  Those who wish to remain anonymous can call the Metro Crime Stoppers tip line at 1-866-7Lockup.