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Teenage boy shot, and two shootings on the city's east-side happened less than an hour and a mile apart

Posted at 11:37 AM, Aug 04, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-04 11:37:02-04

BALTIMORE — Baltimore Police are investigating three shootings in the city Saturday night.

At 7:21 p.m., officers were called to the 2400 block of Christian Street on the city's west-side for discharging. The department said at 7:34 p.m, a call went out about a shooting victim walking into an area hospital.

When police arrived, they found a 17 year-old boy suffering from gunshot wounds to his inner thigh. He is listed in good condition.

Investigators said the teenage victim was shot on the 2400 block of Christian Street. Detectives have no suspect information or any known motives.

In East Baltimore, officers responded to a shooting in the 1200 block of N. Luzerne Avenue. On the scene, police found a 20 year-old woman suffering from non life-threatening gunshot wounds to the shoulder and upper arm.

She was taken to an area hospital. Detectives leading the investigation said the victim is very uncooperative.

Moments later, at 11:41 p.m. officers went to the scene of a Shotspotter alert at the intersection of Jefferson Street and Luzerne Avenue. That's when they were notified of walk-in shooting victim at an area hospital.

At the location, police found a 20-year-old man with a graze wound to the back of the head. Police said he told officers states he was sitting on steps at Jefferson Street and Luzerne Avenue when he heard a pop and started running. The victim did not see who fired the gun.

Anyone with information about these shootings is asked to call detectives at (410) 396-2488 or call Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7LOCKUP.