2 teenagers shot in the city


July 18, 2008|By Gus G. Sentementes

Baltimore police are investigating the shootings of two teenage boys Wednesday night near Clifton Park in Northeast Baltimore.

About 9:30 p.m., Northeastern District officers responded to reports of a shooting in the 1700 block of E. 30th St., in the city's Coldstream Homestead Montebello neighborhood.

Officers discovered a 14-year-old and a 15-year-old wounded by gunfire. Both were taken to Johns Hopkins Hospital. The 14-year-old suffered a serious gunshot wound to his leg and was admitted to Hopkins overnight for treatment, police said. The 15-year-old suffered a graze wound and was treated and released, police said.

Police said the shooting was under investigation, and details about a possible suspect or motive in the attack were not released.

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