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Three shot and injured, including a teenage girl in early morning shootings on Baltimore's east-side

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Posted at 8:57 AM, Aug 26, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-26 09:00:16-04

BALTIMORE — Violence starts the week, with early Monday morning shootings that left three injured on Baltimore's east-side.

Police said at 12:01 a.m., Eastern District officers were called to investigate two shooting victims at an area hospital. There, they found a 20-year-old woman who was shot in her right thigh, and a 19-year-old girl with a graze wound to her left calf.

Investigators believed they two were standing on the corner of Rutland Avenue and E. Lafayette Street when a silver four door sedan drove into the block. That's when a suspect in the car started shooting at them, then left scene.

Moments later, officer head shots fired in the area of Belair Road at Chesterfield Avenue at 12:13 a.m. Police said they searched the area and found a 40-year-old man who was shot in his groin area.

He was taken to transported to an area hospital where he is listed as stable.

Detectives are asking anyone with information regarding this incident to call (410) 396-2444 or call Metro crime Stoppers at 1-866-7LOCKUP.