Baltimore, MD – On October 16, 2023, a 19-year-old male was shot multiple times in Northwest Baltimore. The shooting occurred in the 5000 block of Park Heights Avenue around 8:30 pm. The victim was transported to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries.
The Baltimore Police Department is investigating the shooting. According to witnesses, the victim was standing on the sidewalk when a vehicle drove by and shots were fired. The vehicle then fled the scene. Police are currently searching for the suspect(s) involved in the shooting.
The shooting has left the community shaken. Residents of the area have expressed concern about the increase in gun violence in their neighborhood. Local community leaders are calling for an end to the violence and for increased resources to be directed towards preventing gun violence in the city.
This shooting is just one of many that have occurred in Baltimore in recent years. Gun violence has been a persistent problem in the city, with high rates of homicides and shootings. Community members and leaders need to work together to address this issue and find solutions to prevent further violence.