BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A woman died in a shooting in east Baltimore Friday afternoon, city police said.
Officers were called to the area of East Monument Street and Montfort Avenue just before 12:40 p.m. for a report of discharging. As they searched the area, they found the woman inside a car in the 800 block of North Bradford Avenue.READ MORE: Earthquake Hits Overnight In Howard County
The woman was pronounced dead at the scene.
Police are investigating the shooting and ask anyone with information to call them at 410-396-2100 or Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7LOCKUP.
Baltimore City Police Commissioner Michael Harrison and Mayor Brandon Scott released statements later Friday.READ MORE: Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Fires Controversial Flutist Who Had Spread Conspiracy Theories
Two men were killed in separate shootings on Friday as well.
“Today, I visited several of these homicide scenes and at this time, we do not believe any of these incidents are related. Our Department is working aggressively with smart deployments to prevent this level of violence and apprehend those responsible for these incidents,” said Commissioner Michael Harrison.
“Violent crime is our biggest challenge, and reducing it remains my top priority. I will continue to work with BPD and our community partners to combat the unacceptable violence that we endured today,” said Mayor Brandon M. Scott.MORE NEWS: No New Mask Mandate Despite Surge In COVID-19 Cases, Gov. Larry Hogan Says