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Multiple shootings in Baltimore over the weekend, including an officer firing shots in West Baltimore

Posted at 11:24 AM, Jan 06, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-07 07:48:21-05

Baltimore Police are investigating multiple shootings over the weekend, including one involving an officer in West Baltimore.

Saturday night, Western District Action Team officers were conducting a narcotics investigation in the 1600 block of Mountmor Court, where they heard gun shots in the area of 1600 block of North Mount Street. Officers ran to the area and found an 18-year-old who had been shot by someone in a dark colored vehicle that was still on the scene. One of the officers discharged his firearm as a result.

The suspects fled the scene and it's unclear if anyone was struck.

Police said a man was later dropped off by an unknown vehicle, suffering from wounds to the face. A police Sergeant who was in the area confronted the man and believed he may have been in the suspect vehicle, and that the wounds were caused by broken glass.

Once detectives have reviewed body worn camera footage, more information will be provided. The investigation is open and ongoing.

At 8:57 p.m., officer were called to the intersection of North Woodington Road and Woodridge Road to investigate a reported shooting. There, they found a man suffering from gunshot wounds.

He was taken to an area hospital for treatment.

In Southeast Baltimore, police responded to the 3700 block of East Lombard Street for a shooting. On the scene, they found a 34-year-old male suffering from gunshot wounds. He was also taken to an area hospital for treatment.

Early Sunday morning, police were called to investigate a walk-in shooting victim seeking treatment at an area hospital. There, they found a 28-year-old male suffering from a gunshot wound to the foot. He told detectives the shooting happened in the 3300 block of McElderry Street.

At 2:37 a.m., officers were investigating reports of gunfire heard in the 1300 block of North Woodington Road. On the scene. officers found a 26-year-old male suffering from a gunshot wound to the shoulder.

The victim was transported to an area hospital for treatment.

Citywide Shooting detectives are investigating all shootings.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Baltimore Police Department’s Citywide Shooting detectives, at 410-396-2221.

Those who wish to remain anonymous can utilize the Metro Crime Stoppers tip line, at 1-866-7LOCKUP.

You can also submit a tip by texting 443-902-4824.