BALTIMORE — Two people were killed and at least 10 were injured in four separate shootings in Baltimore over the weekend, police said.
Two of the shootings took place within an hour each other on Monday morning.
At about 2 a.m. police were called to the 700 block of Mura Street for a report that three people had been shot, according to the Baltimore Police Department. Upon arrival, officers found an adult male suffering from a gunshot wound to the neck. A 23-year-old woman was also shot in the neck. They were hospitalized in critical condition. A 20-year-old suffered a bullet wound to the arm, but refused medical attention.
An hour before, at about 1 a.m., police responded to the 2600 block of Monument Street, where officers found a 23-year-old woman, a 22-year-old woman and a 36-year-old man suffering from gunshot wounds. The man died at a hospital.
On Sunday at about 10 p.m., officers were called to the 2300 block of Wilkens Avenue. When they arrived they found a 29-year-old man shot. He died at a local hospital. Police say they also located a 62-year-old woman in a nearby pizza restaurant suffering from a gunshot wound. Shortly after a 29-year-old man walked into a nearby hospital with a bullet wound.
Two young children and an adult were shot Saturday night by a male who was probably in his early teens. Officers say the teen gunman opened fire outside a public housing project. The three victims were among a number of people standing outside.