BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Ten people were shot in Baltimore on Tuesday, of which three died, police said.
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A 26-year-old man suffered non-life-threatening injuries after being shot in the 4600 block of Marble Hall Road around 1:45 p.m., one of three shootings in northeast Baltimore in under three hours.
Another shooting happened around 3:20 p.m. in the 3000 block of Southern Avenue in northeast Baltimore.
Officers called to the scene found 18-year-old Keontay Porter with multiple gunshot wounds to his torso. He was taken to an area hospital where he later died.
Less than an hour later, police were called to the 1100 block of East 25th Street for a shooting. When officers arrived, they found 33-year-old Sean Davis with gunshot wounds to his head and torso.
He was taken to the hospital where he also later died.
In southwest Baltimore, officers were called to the 2500 block of McHenry Street for a reported shooting. Whey they arrived, they found two men with gunshot wounds to the upper and lower body.
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Officers also responded to Catherine Street and Wilkens Avenue around 9:50 p.m. for a reported shooting. Shortly after, they found an 18-year-old man suffering from a gunshot wound to his right hip. The victim was taken to an area hospital in serious but stable condition.
Police are also investigating a double shooting at the Westside Shopping Center in west Baltimore. Officers had an area near a Checkers restaurant roped off with police tape.
There were also two shootings, one of which was fatal, earlier in the day.
Officers were called to the 2900 block of Round Road for a reported shooting around 11:03 a.m. When they arrived they found a 29-year-old man with a gunshot wound to his body.
He was taken to an area hospital for treatment.
Then around 12:05 p.m., officers were called to the 1000 block of Madison Street near Latrobe Homes for a reported shooting. There they found 26-year-old David Wilson in the 900 block of Webb Court with gunshot wounds to his body. The victim was taken to an area hospital where he died from his injuries.
Council President Brandon Scott released a statement about the violence, saying in part:
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“Tonight’s shootings remind us that the horrific violence devastating our communities can affect all of us. Each loss of life is traumatic. One shooting is too many. We have to come together as a city.”
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