Baltimore ‘7th Most Dangerous City In U.S.’ Sees 13 People Shot Over The Weekend

Baltimore City Police are reportedly investigating incidents throughout the city which included more than one dozen people getting shot.

According to a report from Fox Baltimore, 13 people were shot in the city over this past weekend, from 1am on Friday to 3am on Monday morning.

From the report:

The first shooting was reported at 1am Friday in the 1700 block of N. Carey Street. A man was found with a gunshot wound to the head, he was pronounced dead on the scene.

Saturday, police responded to 6 shootings, with 8 victims, 3 of them did not survive.

At 1:13pm, Saturday officers were called to the 1700 block of McHenry Street for a ShotSpotter alert. They found a male with gunshot wounds to his body. The victim was taken to an area hospital where he died from his injuries.

Two hours later officers in the Central district responded to a ShotSpotter alert on Laurens St and Pennsylvania Ave. That victim was rushed to an area hospital, his condition is not known.

Later that same afternoon, at 5:26pm, law enforcement responded to an incident in Northeast Baltimore where they found a 20-year-old man who had been shot in the leg.

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And, just before 9pm that same night, city police found a 29-year-old man who had been shot in the back.

“Two hours later, at 10:47pm two men were shot in the 3400 block of Tivoly Ave. A 26-year-old died after being shot multiple times, another man who was shot in the leg walked into an area hospital, he is expected to survive,” Fox Baltimore continued. “Nine minutes later, across town in Northwest Baltimore, police were called to another double shooting, this one on Boarman Ave. A 17-year-old was shot in the back a 19-year-old was shot multiple times. They were both rushed to the hospital, the 19-year-old died.”

On Sunday, law enforcement responded to a call just before 4pm where a man who had multiple gunshot wounds was rushed to the hospital. He died from his injuries. Officers similarly responded to a call at 8:45pm where they found another victim who had been shot multiple times. This victim also died from his or her injuries.

Mainstream media and liberal political pundits have recently taken to defending the city amid an ongoing feud between President Trump and Democratic Congress Elijah Cummings, who represents part of central and western Baltimore.

Forbes reports Baltimore is the 7th most dangerous city in the United States.


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