Two die after shooting in Northeast Baltimore

September 17, 2007|By Richard Irwin

Two people died after a shooting in Northeast Baltimore yesterday afternoon, and a third man died yesterday after being shot late Saturday.

No arrests had been made in the homicides, which brought the number of killings in the city this year to 221 as of yesterday.

About 4:30 p.m. yesterday, two males, whose names and ages were not available, were shot in the 3400 block of Belair Road in the Belair-Edison neighborhood and were taken by city Fire Department ambulance to Johns Hopkins Hospital, where they were pronounced dead.

About 11:35 p.m. Saturday, police responding to a report of a man shot in the 1500 block of N. Woodyear St. between Laurens and Gold streets in Sandtown-Winchester found Tyrone Jones, 26, whose address was not available, bleeding from several gunshot wounds.

Jones was taken by ambulance to Maryland Shock Trauma Center, where he was pronounced dead at 1:16 a.m. yesterday.

Also yesterday, police released the name of the man shot in the upper body about 11 a.m. Saturday in the 2300 block of E. Oliver St. in the Broadway East community.

Brian Smith, 27, whose home address was not available, died a short time later at Johns Hopkins Hospital.

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