3 weekend homicides investigated in Baltimore

November 7, 2021 GMT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Three weekend homicides were reported in Baltimore, police said, adding to a recent string of violence within Maryland’s largest city.

Police said officers found a 40-year-old man with gunshot wounds on the city’s west side late Saturday afternoon. He later died at the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Medical Center. Officers were alerted to gunfire in the area through the city’s electronic shot location system.

Roughly two hours later, officers investigated a reported shooting in northeast Baltimore and found a 60-year-old man, who was pronounced dead at the scene, The Baltimore Sun reported.

And on Sunday afternoon, officers responding to a shooting report in southwest Baltimore located an unidentified male with gunshot wounds who died at the scene, according to a police email.

Police were investigating the weekend deaths. On Friday, police reported seven people had been shot in separate incidents across Baltimore, two of them fatally.