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Gunman opens fire during dice game wounding 5

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Posted at 9:14 AM, Sep 08, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-08 09:17:30-04

BALTIMORE — Five men were wounded overnight Tuesday while rolling dice in East Baltimore.

It happened around 1:19 in the morning in the 2300 block of Greenmount Avenue.

Police say a suspect inside a vehicle opened fire on the group striking the victims.

A 53-year-old was shot in the head and neck, a 19-year-old to the foot and leg, an 18-year-ole to the leg, a 26-year-old in the shoulder, and a 17-year-old in the chest.

Some of their injuries are so severe, that the department's homicide unit is handling the case.

Anyone with information is asked to call detectives at 410-396-2100 or Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7Lockup.

Hours earlier just as Labor Day was coming to a close around 11:44 p.m., a 24 year-old man walked into an area hospital with a gunshot wound to the head.

Police believe he was shot in the 2600 block of Ridgely Street.

You can call 410-396-2499 with any information on this incident.

Since Saturday, 22 people have been injured and three killed in shootings throughout the city.

No arrests or possible motives have been announced in any of the cases.