BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Two men were shot and wounded in separate parts of Baltimore within minutes of each other Saturday, Baltimore Police said.

A 51-year-old man was shot in the chest just after 6 p.m. in the 2800 block of Boarman Avenue, police said.

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He was taken to a nearby hospital and is in serious condition.

A preliminary investigation indicates men were fighting in the block where the man was shot, police said.

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Police are asking anyone with information to call detectives at the Northwestern District at (410) 396-2466 or call Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7LOCKUP.

A 36-year-old man was shot in the leg in the 3700 block of Fairhaven Avenue just after 6:30 p.m., police said.

He was taken to a nearby hospital with a nonlife-threatening injury.

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Police are asking anyone with information to call detectives at the Southern District at (410) 396-2499 or call Metro Crime Stoppers.

CBS Baltimore Staff