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Deadly crime wave in Baltimore spills over on Monday – CBS Baltimore

BALTIMORE (WJZ) – Gun violence that erupted over the weekend spread to Monday with shootings across the city sending five people to area hospitals for treatment.

According to police, officers went to the 3800 block of 10th Street and found a 32-year-old man with a gunshot wound just after 3 a.m. So far, detectives have shared that the victim was in his car when someone walked up and opened fire.

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More than twelve hours later, around 4 p.m., a local hospital informed the police that a shooting victim had appeared. It was a 17-year-old boy with non-life threatening injuries.

According to authorities, the teenager told police that the shooting happened in the 2500 block of Llewelyn Avenue.

Near the intersection of Eutaw Place and Bloom Street, city police scour the area with crime scene video investigating another shooting at around 7 p.m.

Investigators said they found a 43-year-old man with a gunshot wound to his right leg. The man could not provide a description of a suspect or suspects at the time.

Forty minutes later, police arrived on Sumter Avenue to investigate a shooting.

Officers reported finding a 60-year-old man with a gunshot wound to the leg.

So far, police have confirmed that the victim was in a dispute with a suspect who shot the victim, causing her to be shot in the leg.

Officers responded to another shot just before 9:30 p.m. near the 500 block of Parksley Avenue.

Police said a 35-year-old woman was shot in the face and taken to hospital in critical condition.

Investigators revealed that the suspect fled in a white 2019 Acura TLX with a partial Maryland state pass of 8EN.

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According to police, all of these investigations are still open and ongoing.

Those shot Monday are said to be in stable condition or with non-life-threatening injuries. However, the number of homicides has reached a grim milestone in Baltimore.

There have been 75 people shot this year compared with 63 at this time last year.

The most recent murder victim was 22-year-old Allan Howard.

Police say they found Howard dead on Grace Court in the Curtis Bay neighborhood around 11 p.m. Sunday night

Pastor Jerome Howard said: “I want to share that he was a good kid.

blankRev. Howard led the church in which Allan grew up with his family in Annapolis, Maryland.

“He was named after me. His middle name is my name, Jerome,” Rev Howard said.

The church leader hoped to advise the 22-year-old after he was released from prison but didn’t get the chance. Father Howard said he is currently helping the family plan the funeral for the young man.

“It will be fine after a while,” he said. “God does not make any mistakes. He knows exactly what he’s doing.”

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Detectives are asking anyone with information about these recent crimes to call (410) 396-2499 or call Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7lockup.

https://baltimore.cbslocal.com/2022/03/21/baltimores-deadly-crime-wave-spills-into-monday/ Deadly crime wave in Baltimore spills over on Monday – CBS Baltimore

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