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Two shot in the back in separate shootings only hours apart

Two shot in the back in separate shootings only hours apart
Posted at 1:42 PM, Jul 17, 2018

Shootings in the city continue as two men in their 20's were shot in the back less than two hours apart. 

On Monday night into Tuesday morning, police responded to three separate shootings in the city. 

The first shooting was just after 9 p.m. in the Northern District, but the exact location of the shooting is still unclear at this time. Police say they met up with the 20-year-old victim at a local hospital and saw he had been shot in the back. 

The next shooting was at 10:41 p.m. in the 1500 block of Monroe Street located in the Western District of the city. When they got to the scene, they found a 28-year-old man with gunshot wounds to the back, butt, and hand. He was taken to a hospital where officials are unsure about his condition at this time. 

The last shooting overnight was recorded in the 1600 block of North Gilmore Street around 1:54 a.m. Police found a man inside of a home with a gunshot wound to the torso and took him to the hospital for treatment. 

Citywide Shooting detectives are asking anyone with information on any of these shootings to contact them at 410-396-2221 or Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7lockup.