Gunshots and Fireworks Ring Throughout Baltimore as Four Shot, 1 Killed Saturday

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BALTIMORE, MD – As the Fourth of July weekend continues, in Baltimore, residents are hearing fireworks and gunshots across the city. On Saturday, those gunshots ended up hitting four and killing one.

At approximately 2:40 a.m., Eastern District patrol officers responded to an area hospital for a walk-in shooting victim seeking treatment. When officers arrived at the hospital, officers located a 46-year-old male victim suffering from two apparent gunshot wounds to the neck. The victim is in critical condition.

At 3:34 a.m., Eastern District patrol officers responded to the 600 block of North Broadway to investigate a shooting.

Once at the location, officers located an unidentified male victim suffering from an apparent gunshot wound to the body lying on the ground unresponsive. Medics transported the victim to a nearby hospital where he was pronounced deceased a short time later.

At 4:08 a.m., Southeast District officers’ patrol officers responded to the 5800 block of Eastern Avenue to investigate a shooting.

When officers arrived, officers located a 53-year-old female victim inside the location suffering from a non-life-threatening gunshot wound to the chest. The victim was transported to an area hospital in stable condition. The woman tried to intervene during an armed robbery at a business where she worked.

At approximately 3:25 p.m., Central District officers’ patrol officers responded to the 1500 block of Argyle Avenue to investigate a shooting.

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When officers arrived, officers located a 19-year-old male victim suffering from multiple gunshot wounds to the body. The victim was transported to an area hospital in critical condition.

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