Baltimore police said five men were shot, two fatally, in about a three-hours span Friday night.
Police went to the 800 block of North Fremont Avenue to investigate a report of a shooting around 8:30 p.m. Responding officers discovered a man with multiple gunshot wounds. The victim was transported to a nearby hospital for treatment.
Around 10:55 p.m., police received a report of a shooting in the 1300 block of Ponca Street. Responding officers discovered a man with a gunshot wound to his leg. He was transported to a local hospital for treatment, police said.
Around 11:00 p.m., police responded to a call in the 3200 block of West Baltimore Street, where a man was discovered suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. The man was transported to a local hospital, where he later succumbed to his injuries.
Police were called to the 100 block of Reedbird Avenue around 11:45 p.m. for a report of a shooting. Upon arrival, the responding officers discovered two men who had been shot multiple times. The victims were transported to a local hospital, where one of them died. The other man was treated, but his condition is not available at this time.
The two fatal shootings push Baltimore homicide to 187 this year.
Homicide detectives have partnered with the Citywide Shooting Unit to investigate these shooting incidents.