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Three more people killed, two within a minute apart Thursday in Baltimore

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Posted at 11:16 AM, Jun 18, 2021
and last updated 2021-06-18 12:26:28-04

BALTIMORE — Deadly violence in Baltimore continued Thursday as three more people were killed, two within a minute apart in West Baltimore.

The latest incident happened just before midnight around Poplar Grove and Brighton Street where a 38-year-old man was fatally stabbed.

One minute earlier, a 42-year-old man died at the hospital after being shot in the head on Schroeder Street.

An hour before that, a 22-year-old man took himself to the hospital after being shot in the head while driving in the 1700 block of Franklin Street.

He's expected to survive.

Earlier that afternoon a 24-year-old man died after being shot in the 5200 block of Hillburn Avenue.

A little more than an hour before that, a shooting in the 1200 block of West Lombard Street left a man in critical condition.

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These incidents happened the same night Mayor Brandon Scott and city leaders led a crime walk near Mondawmin Mall after a man was shot and killed Monday outside a business there.

On Wednesday, 59-year-old Leslie Jerome Gibson was killed and five others were wounded in a mass shooting on W. Lexington Street.

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That happened before another man was killed on Granby.

A suspect in that case was arrested, but not before carjacking someone and burglarizing an apartment in an effort to elude police.

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Police are still searching for potential motives and suspects in the other cases.

This year, the city has recorded 155 murders.

Anyone with information should call Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7-lockup.