Three people shot in separate incidents Sunday in Baltimore

In one instance, a woman shot her boyfriend during a domestic dispute, police say

March 18, 2012|By Luke Broadwater, The Baltimore Sun

Three people were shot Sunday in separate incidents in Baltimore, including a man police say was shot by his girlfriend during a domestic dispute.

The first shooting occurred at about 12:15 p.m. in the 3900 block of Benzinger Road in the Oaklee neighborhood of southwest Baltimore. Police say a 39-year-old woman shot her 30-year-old boyfriend during an altercation. The boyfriend was shot in the leg. Police arrested the woman, charging her with first-degree assault and attempted murder. Officers also recovered the gun, they said. The victim is described as being in "good condition" at the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center.

The second shooting happened at 2:22 p.m. in the 400 block of Cummings Court in the Upton neighborhood of central Baltimore. In this incident, a 16-year-old male was shot in the back of his right thigh. Police say he is in "good condition" at an area hospital. Police say they know of no suspects or motive in the crime.

Police learned of the third shooting at 3:23 p.m. when a victim walked into Good Samaritan Hospital in Northeast Baltimore with a gunshot wound. Police said Sunday they had no additional information about the incident.


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