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Weekend violence in Baltimore continues, 6 shot, 1 dead

Weekend violence in Baltimore continues, 6 shot, 1 dead
Posted at 10:14 AM, Jul 29, 2018
and last updated 2018-07-30 09:40:32-04

Violence in the city continues as six people were shot over the weekend, one of them dying from their injuries. 

The shootings started Friday night, just before 11:30, after police were called to the unit block of W. 21st Street for a reported shooting. When they arrived, they found a 47-year-old man who had been shot in the foot. He was taken to the hospital for treatment. 

Things were quiet for a while, and then around 9:30 p.m. on Saturday, police found a man who had been shot in the buttocks in the 3300 block of Echodale Avenue. 

The next three shootings happened within two and a half hours of each other Sunday morning, and there is not much information released on any of them. 

At 1:00 a.m. a 42-year-old was shot in his arm in the 500 block of Arsan Avenue. Then at 2:50 a.m. a 52-year-old was shot in the leg in the 2100 block of Edgewood Street. Officers say around 3:10 a.m. they heard a shooting while they were patrolling the 6100 block of Harford Road. Shortly after hearing shots fired, they found a 22-year-old with a gunshot wound to his upper body. Because of the man's injuries, homicide detectives were called to the scene to investigate. 

The most recent shooting was at 5:15 a.m. in the 2100 block of Presbury Street. When officers arrived at the scene they found 28-year-old Xavier Charles with gunshot wounds to his body. He was taken to the hospital where he died from his injuries. 

Police have released the following video of the suspect getting into a white car. 

If you have any information regarding any of these shootings or murder, call 410-396-2100 or Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7Lockup. You can also text tips to 443-902-4824.

Interact with the map below to see where each of the shootings occurred: