Police responded to a call in the 1500 block of the Myrtle Avenue in West Baltimore. Upon arrival, they discovered two women and a 13-year-old girl suffering from gunshot wounds.
Both of the adult women had gunshot wounds to the back, while the teenage girl was shot in the leg and cheek, police said.
It was later discovered that the girl and two women were at the corner of Smithson and Myrtle, when a dark colored vehicle pulled up near them and a passenger started shooting. As of Thursday, there was not further information available and the incident is still under investigation.
Police are asking for the public’s assistance in as they continue to investigate the shootings. Contact Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7LOCKUP or detectives at 410-396-2221.
Central District officers received a call from the staff at a Baltimore Hospital, where a man arrived with a gunshot wound to the hand. The 24-year-old victim told police that the shooting took place about 2 a.m. Thursday at a bar on Edmondson Avenue. A man, who was carrying a handgun in his waistband tried to rob him, when he was exiting the bar. A physical altercation broke out, the victim grabbed the gun, fired it twice and the suspect fled the area, police said.