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Baltimore Police Investigate Rash Of Overnight Shootings

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BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Baltimore Police are investigating a rash of overnight shootings.

At 1:49 a.m. Saturday, officers reported to the intersection of E. Preston and N. Asquith for a shooting.  The victim was shot in the legs.  He has been taken to the hospital and is expected to recover.  Three men were seen running from the scene.

At 4:05 a.m., police reported to the 3700 block of Ravenwood Avenue.  They found a man who had been shot in the head.  He was taken to Bayview, where he later died.  

At 4:31 a.m., police were called to the 3100 block of Monument Street, where they found a woman shot in the head.  She was pronounced dead at the scene.  They believe that this may be connected to the 4:05 a.m. shooting, though they did not specify why.

At 5:56 a.m., police responded to the 100 block of N. Ellwood Avenue and found a man shot in the neck, torso and leg.  He was taken to an area hospital, where he is in serious condition.  He is expected to recover.

At 6:16 a.m., police responded to N. Lakewood for a shooting.  They found a man shot in the head.  He was pronounced dead at the scene.

If you have information on any of these shootings, please call police.

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