Baltimore Police Investigate Rash Of Shootings

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Baltimore police are investigating two shootings that occurred Sunday.

Police say Dayon Barnes, 27, was sitting inside a car on N. Smallwood Street when a suspect approached and shot him several times. Barnes was taken to Bon Secours Hospital and then to Shock Trauma, where he died early Sunday morning.

At 1:30 a.m. Sunday, police were called to an area hospital and found a man who had been shot in the back. The victim said that he was driving a cab with two passengers. When he pulled into a parking lot on Sisson Street, one of the passengers pulled out a gun and demanded money. The driver was then shot. He was taken to the hospital, where his condition is not known.

If you have information on either shooting, please call police.

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