Man, 31, fatally shot, two others injured in Baltimore shootings, police say

Phillip Jackson, Baltimore Sun
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Baltimore Police are investigating two shootings that left one person dead and two other shootings, authorities said Tuesday.

At approximately 2:27 a.m., Southwest District patrol officers responded to the 5100 block of Williston St. in the Beechfield neighborhood for an unresponsive person. When officers arrived they found a 31-year-old man who had been shot. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Around 5:50 p.m., police were called to the 2500 block of Washington Blvd. in the Morrell Park neighborhood in Southwest Baltimore for a report of gunshots.

When officers arrived, police said, they found evidence of shootings but no victims.

Shortly after, police located a 20-year-old man who had walked into an area hospital with gunshot wounds to his legs. Police said they also later found a second victim, a 17-year-old boy, who suffered gunshot wounds to his hip and back.

The 17-year-old was reported to be in stable condition.

Police on Monday morning identified four other people as homicide victims over the course of the previous three days.

Kaylia Player, 19, was killed Saturday while in the 4200 block of Massachusetts Ave. The next day, Marvis Pollock, 39, was killed in the 2600 block of W. Fairmount Ave..

Renee Jones, 34, was identified as a homicide victim Monday while in the 600 block of N. Fremont Ave. Brittaney Hayes-Smith, 30, was also identified as a homicide victim from Monday following an incident in the 2800 block of Clifton Terrace, according to police.

Homicides in the city have increased by 17% this year, according to Baltimore police homicide data.