A 14-year-old girl was injured in a shooting in West Baltimore on Friday evening, according to a statement released by the Baltimore Police Department. The shooting occurred at around 7:30 PM in the 1800 block of Edmondson Avenue.
The girl, whose identity has not been released, was rushed to a nearby hospital for treatment. According to police, she is currently in stable condition.
Police have not yet released any details about a potential suspect or motive for the shooting. The incident is currently under investigation, and police are asking anyone with information to come forward.
Community Reacts to Shooting
The news of the shooting has left many in the community shocked and saddened. West Baltimore has been particularly hard hit by gun violence in recent years, and incidents like this serve as a reminder of the urgent need for action to address this issue.
City Councilman Nick Mosby, representing the district where the shooting occurred, said, “My thoughts and prayers are with the victim and her family during this difficult time. We must continue to work together as a community to address the root causes of gun violence and ensure that our neighborhoods are safe for all.”
The incident comes just weeks after a similar shooting in West Baltimore, where a 2-year-old girl was among seven people wounded in a shooting outside a home. The girl was also taken to a nearby hospital and is currently in stable condition.