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Two men in critical condition after separate shootings overnight in Baltimore

Posted at 10:15 AM, May 22, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-28 11:01:48-04

BALTIMORE — Two men are in critical condition after being shot in separate incidents overnight in Baltimore.

At about 12:22 a.m., patrol officers in the Southwest District responded to the 4000 block of Frederick Avenue for a reported shooting in the city’s Irvington neighborhood, Baltimore Police said. There, they found an adult man suffering from a gunshot wound to the face. He was taken to an area hospital where he is listed in critical condition.

About three hours later, Northwest District patrol officers responded to the rear of a building in the the 3800 Hayward Avenue, in the Glenmore Park neighborhood, at about 3:30 a.m. There police found a man suffering from a gunshot wound to the head. He was taken to the hospital and listed in critical condition.

On May 28, police identified the victim as 35-year-old Frederick Nelson.

Homicide detectives are investigating.

Anyone with information about either shooting should contact Shooting detectives at 410-396-2221, Homicide detectives at 410-396-2100, or Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7LOCKUP.