Four injured, one critically, in Baltimore drive-by shooting

Female victim shot multiple times in chest and arms

October 27, 2012|By Luke Broadwater, The Baltimore Sun | By Luke Broadwater, The Baltimore Sun

Four people were injured Friday night in a drive-by shooting in central Baltimore, leaving a female victim in critical condition, police said.

Two teenagers, a man and a female of unknown age were shot at about 7:10 p.m. in the 300 block of Bloom Street in the Madison Park neighborhood, according to police. Several people in a dark-colored van drove up to the victims, who were sitting in front of a residence, stopped the vehicle and opened fire, police said.

The shooters then fled the scene in the van, police said.

A 17-year-old male was shot in the upper-body and arm. A 15-year-old male suffered a graze wound to his leg. A 34-year-old man was shot in the arm. And the female victim suffered multiple shots to the chest and arms, police said. She is in critical condition.

The victims are all receiving treatment at local hospitals, and police described their conditions Saturday as "stable."

Central District detectives are investigating. Police said they known of no motive for the crime.

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