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Baltimore Police have begun investigating 3 overnight shootings

Posted: 1:12 PM, Jan 05, 2019
Updated: 2019-01-05 18:12:25Z
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BALTIMORE — Baltimore Police are investigating 3 overnight shootings: one happened late Friday night and the other two happened early Saturday morning.

On Friday night, at about 11:30 p.m., officers were called to the area near the 4000 block of West Garrison Avenue to investigate a report of gunfire. When they arrived, the officers searched the area for potential victims and witnesses, but found nothing. Sometime later, they were called to an area hospital to investigate a walk-in shooting victim who was seeking treatment.

When officers arrived to the hospital, they found a 53-year-old man that was suffering from a gunshot wound to the arm.

Citywide Shooting detectives took control of the investigating. The victim ended up telling the detectives that he heard gunfire while walking in the 4000 block of West Garrison Avenue and, after realizing that he had been shot in the arm, left the scene and went to the hospital.

The first early morning Saturday shooting happened at about 1:45 a.m. when police were dispatched to the 2900 block of West Baltimore East Street to investigate a possible shooting. When officers arrived, they found a 38-year-old man suffering from gunshot wounds to both his legs.

He was taken to an area hospital for treatment.

The final shooting happened at a little after 2:50 a.m. Officers were called to 6600 block of Harford Road to investigate a possible shooting. When they got there, they found a 31-year-old man suffering from a gunshot wound to his leg.
Like the previous victims, this man was also taken to an area hospital for treatment.

Citywide Shooting detectives have taken control of all three of these shootings, so anyone with information is urged to contact them at (410) 396-2221. Those who would like to remain anonymous can either use the Metro Crime Stoppers tip line at 1-866-7Lockup or submit a tip by text to (443) 902-4824.