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2 dead, 9 others injured, including a 14-year-old, in Baltimore over July Fourth weekend, police say

Giacomo Bologna and Ngan Ho, Baltimore Sun on

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BALTIMORE — Two men died, and nine others, including a 14-year-old boy, were injured in separate shootings in Baltimore over the July Fourth weekend, police said.

A man died in the hospital after he was shot in the McElderry Park neighborhood early Sunday morning, police said.

Around 3:12 a.m., police were patrolling the area of North Glover Street when they heard shots being fired in the 400 block of North Montford Avenue. There they found an unidentified man with multiple gunshot wounds to the upper body. He was unresponsive.

The man was taken to a nearby hospital where he was pronounced dead, police said.

A man died in the hospital after he was shot in Fell’s Point on Saturday. Eastern District police responded about 3:34 a.m. to the 600 block of Broadway for a shooting.

Patrol officers found an unresponsive man lying on the ground with an apparent gunshot wound to his body, according to police. He was pronounced dead a short time after arriving at the hospital.


A man was shot multiple times Sunday afternoon in the 1200 block of North Luzerne Avenue, police said. Officers arrived at 1:20 p.m. in the Berea neighborhood of East Baltimore and found the man, whom emergency medical services took to the hospital. He is in stable condition.

A short walk away, three women were injured in a triple shooting in Berea on Saturday night. The women, ages 39, 45 and 62, were shot either in their hands or feet around 11:52 p.m. on the 2600 block of Mura Street, a small, narrow street lined by tan brick rowhouses, just down the block from the Greater Gethsemane Baptist Missionary Baptist Church. The women were taken to the hospital in stable condition.

Also in East Baltimore, a 46-year-old man was shot twice in the neck Saturday morning, according to police.

Eastern District patrol officers arrived about 2:40 a.m. to a hospital for a walk-in shooting victim seeking treatment. He was in critical condition, and it’s unknown at this time where he was shot, police said.


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