A 16-year-old boy died last night and a man was critically wounded in unrelated shootings minutes apart in West Baltimore, city police reported.
The youth M-y whose identify was withheld pending notification of relatives M-y was shot while standing on a street on the city's west side.
Shortly before 8:30 p.m., police officers responding to a 911 call for a shooting in the 1600 block of Appleton St. found the teen lying on the pavement, bleeding from wounds to the upper body and head, said homicide Detective Roscoe Lewis.
The youth was taken by a city Fire Department ambulance to Maryland Shock Trauma Center, where he died at 9:10 p.m., said Officer Nicole Monroe, a police spokeswoman. Police reported no arrest and asked that anyone with information call Lewis at 410-396-2100.
In the other incident, an unidentified man was shot in the head about 8:30 p.m. in the 900 block of Franklintown Road. He was reported in critical condition at Shock Trauma.
Details of the shooting were not available late last night.