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One dead, five wounded following Wednesday mass shooting in West Baltimore

2100 W. Lexington St Shooting 6/16
Posted at 3:29 PM, Jun 16, 2021
and last updated 2021-06-17 08:49:57-04

BALTIMORE — One person is dead and five others are injured following a Wednesday afternoon shooting in West Baltimore.

Police Commissioner Michael Harrison says the victims were in the 2100 block of W. Lexington Street, when another group approached from N. Smallwood Street and began firing.

When officers arrived at the location they found four victims, all suffering from gunshot wounds. Moments later, two additional victims arrived at a local hospital.

The victims include an unidentified man, and five other males ages 44, 39, 33, 26, and 16.

Police say the unidentified victim died at Shock Trauma.

The 16 year-old was shot in the forearm, and is expected to survive. All the other victims are listed in critical but stable condition.

No suspect information was immediately available.

The incident comes a day after the city reported two people killed and six others injured by gunfire in six separate shooting incidents.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Homicide detectives, at 410-396-2100 or Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7LOCK-UP.