Triple shootings in City leave two dead, 3 others, including child in separate incidents
It was a violent Wednesday in Baltimore. City police say around 10:41p.m., Eastern District patrol officers responded to the 1800 block of North Chester Street to investigate a reported shooting. When officers arrived, they discovered a 21 year-old woman and an unidentified man dead as a result of their injuries. A 19- year old man sustained a gunshot wound to the leg.
Investigators say about 10 minutes earlier, Southwest District patrol officers were dispatched to the 400 block of S. Bentalou Street in Millhill to investigate a reported shooting. There, officers discovered a man suffering from gunshot wounds. A medic was summoned and transported the victim to University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center. The victim was pronounced dead by medical personnel
Also happening Wednesday, Baltimore police report that at approximately 7:13 p.m., police heard gunfire while working near the intersection of Eutaw Street and Saratoga Street. In the 300 block of North Eutaw Street officers discovered an adult female suffering from a gunshot wound to the back. A medic was summoned and transported the victim to an area hospital for treatment.
Meanwhile, city police officers were dispatched to the 3300 block of Menlo Drive to investigate reports of a shooting. When officers arrived at the location they observed a 5 year-old girl suffering from a gunshot wound to the torso. A medic was summoned and transported the victim to an area hospital for treatment. Detective Nicole Monroe says it happened inside the home. “When police arrived, the child was rushed to the hospital, where she appears to be stable,” said Monroe. Monroe said detectives are trying to determine how the shooting happened, but it appears to be accidental. “I don’t know how that accident occurred,’ she said. “Maybe she shot herself—(or) maybe she was shot by someone else in the house.”
Anyone with information on either of the shootings is urged to contact Baltimore Police Department Citywide Shooting detectives, at 410-396-2221. Those who wish to remain anonymous can utilize the Metro Crime Stoppers tip line, at 1-866-7LOCKUP.