One killed, one wounded by gunfire in Baltimore overnight

City police investigating incidents from late Saturday to early Sunday

September 09, 2012|By Andrea F. Siegel, The Baltimore Sun

One man was killed and another was wounded by gunfire overnight, Baltimore City police said Sunday morning.

Police said officers responding Saturday to a 10:06 p.m. report of a shooting in the 2600 block of Kent Street found a 38-year-old man outside with multiple gunshot wounds. He died at 10:46 p.m. at the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center and the shooting remains under investigation, police said.

At around 2:45 a.m. Sunday, police responding to a call about a shooting in the 1700 block of Chilton Street in Northeast Baltimore discovered a 31-year-old man who had been shot in the groin area, police said. He told police that he had been walking in the block when he was approached by a person he did not know who shot him and ran away, police said.

The man was taken to an area hospital and the investigation is continuing, police said.

Andrea.siegel@baltsun.com

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