3 men injured in shootings, stabbing in Baltimore Monday night

Shootings occurred in Better-Waverly, Coppin Heights, Sandtown-Winchester; stabbing took place in Cherry Hill

December 24, 2013|By Colin Campbell, The Baltimore Sun

Four men were injured in three separate shootings and a severe stabbing in Baltimore City Monday night, according to police.

Shortly before 11:30 p.m., homicide detectives were called to a scene near Mount and Mosher streets in the Sandtown-Winchester neighborhood after a man was shot in the chest, police said. Police said the vicitm was a 54-year-old man who died shortly after he was taken to the hospital.

Around 8:45 p.m., a man was found stabbed in the head in the 900 block of Coppin Ct. in Cherry Hill. He was taken to an area hospital. Due to the severity of his injuries, both Southern District and homicide detectives were called to the scene. Police said Tuesday that the 31-year-old man remained hospitalized in critical condition.

Officers found a 20-year-old man who had been shot in the leg in the 2900 block of Matthews St. in Better-Waverly around 5 p.m., a police news release said. Police initially reported the shooting had happened in the 3200 block of Greenmount Ave. The victim was taken to an area hospital. Anyone with information may call the Northern District at 410-396-2455.

Later, police said a 38-year-old man was shot in the torso in the 1700 block of Ashburton St. in Coppin Heights around 8 p.m. He was taken to an area hospital. Anyone with information may call the Western District at 410-396-2477.

All three incidents are under investigation and police have not named suspects.



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