Baltimore Police are investigating a Tuesday morning shooting in the Western District.
Around 1:21 a.m., police responded to the 1600 block of West Franklin Street for a report of a shooting. Upon arrival, the responding officers discovered a 15-year-old male who had been shot in the forehead.
The victim was taken to a local hospital, where police said his condition is listed as grave.
Preliminary investigation showed that the victim was in the company of his brother walking home. Unidentified suspects approached them and announced a robbery, before shooting him.
Police said homicide detectives have taken over the case, because of the victim’s condition.
Another shooting occurred just minutes prior to the Western District shooting. Police arrived to the 1700 block of West Lexington Street to investigate a report of a shooting about 1:15 a.m.
At the scene, officers found a 19-year-old who had been shot in the buttock, police said. He was transported to a local hospital for treatment.
Preliminary investigation showed that an unknown suspect approached the victim, produced a gun and shot him.
A report of a walk-in shooting victim arriving at a local hospital led police to a 32-year-old man, who had been shot in the chest.
The victim was in the 3000 block of Mondawmin Avenue around 10:26 p.m. Monday night, when an unidentified suspect shot him, according to preliminary investigation.
Update: Police reported the victim succumbed to his injuries.