12 shot, 5 killed, in sin­gle day of shoot­ings in Bal­ti­more

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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.

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