BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Police are investigating after two people were killed Tuesday afternoon in separate shootings in South Baltimore.
Shortly before 2 p.m., patrol officers responded to a call about a shooting victim that was dropped off at an area hospital, where they found a man suffering from gunshot wounds, who was pronounced dead shortly after arriving by John Hopkins Hospital medical personnel.READ MORE: Simulator Helps Researchers Envision Commercial Offshore Wind Farm In Maryland
Homicide detectives learned the shooting happened in the 300 block of N. High Street.
About an hour and a half later at 3:27 p.m., officers responded to the scene of the 2100 block of Sidney Avenue where they found a man suffering from gunshot wounds.
He was taken to an area hospital where he died of his injuries.
Police later identified the man as Travon Mcdonald.READ MORE: Goucher Poll Finds Franchot, Moore & Perez Tied In Maryland's Democratic Gubernatorial Primary
Homicide detectives were summoned and assumed control over the investigation.
Anyone with information is urged to contact Baltimore Police Homicide detectives, at 410-396-2100.
Those who wish to remain anonymous can utilize the Metro Crime Stoppers tip line, at 1-866-7LOCKUP.
This brings the city homicide count to 315.MORE NEWS: Baltimore's Celebration Of Pride Goes Back Decades
This post was updated on December 6.