12 shot, 5 killed, in single day of shootings in Baltimore
BALTIMORE — Authorities say 12 people were shot, five of them fatally, in eight separate weekend shootings.
The first of Saturday’s shootings was reported at about 2:30 a.m. and involved three female victims, all found with apparent gunshot wounds in a car in a northeastern section of the city. One victim, a 28-year-old woman, died shortly after arriving at a hospital.
A few hours later, police responding to a shooting in southeast Baltimore found a 46-year-old man with a gunshot wound to the leg.
Shortly after 2:30 p.m. Saturday, police found a man fatally shot in southeast Baltimore.
A shooting in southwest Baltimore about an hour later left one man wounded and another dead. More gunfire a few minutes later in northeast Baltimore left a 37-yearold man fatally wounded.