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Man shot while setting up for cookout, woman shot in chest in separate Baltimore shootings

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Posted at 11:35 AM, Jun 21, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-21 11:42:52-04

BALTIMORE — A man was shot in the neck while setting up for a cookout and a woman was shot in the chest just minutes apart in Baltimore.

On Sunday at about 9:56 a.m., Central District patrol officers responded to an area hospital for a report of a walk-in shooting victim.

When officers arrived, they found a 38-year-old man suffering from a non-life threatening gunshot wound to the neck.

The victim stated he was in the 400 block of Robert Street, setting up for a cookout, when he felt a pain in his neck and realized he was shot.

Central District detectives are asking anyone with information to contact them at 410-396-2411 or Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7-lockup.

About a minute later, Eastern District patrol officers responded to the 2600 block of East Monument Street for a report of a shooting.

Once at the location, officers found a woman shot in the chest.

The victim was taken to an area hospital where her condition is unknown at this time.

Eastern District detectives are asking anyone with information to contact them at 410-396-2433 or Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7Lockup.