BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Two people were injured in separate shootings across Baltimore City on Friday night, according to police.
Police responded to an area hospital around 8:30 p.m. where a shooting victim had walked in seeking treatment.
When officers arrived, they found a 17-year-old boy suffering from a non-life-threatening gunshot wound to his right hand.
The victim told police he was walking in the area of S. Warwick Avenue at Hollins Street when two unknown men who were wearing masks approached and attempted to rob him.
The victim said one of the suspects pulled out a gun, at which point he grabbed it. The suspect fired the gun, striking the victim in the hand, police said.
No further information has been provided in this case at this time.
Officers also responded to another local hospital around 9:40 p.m. where a shooting victim had walked in seeking treatment.
When officers arrived, they found a 24-year-old man who had been shot in the leg. The man’s injury is non-life-threatening.
Southwest District shooting detectives investigated this incident and learned the victim and friends were cleaning rifles inside his friend’s home when one of the rifles discharged, striking the victim in his leg.
Detectives have determined that this shooting was accidental and will not be seeking to file charges.