Friday, May 8, 2015
BALTIMORE IS FINALLY GETTING BACK TO NORMAL
including at least two that were fatal.The city has seen roughly three to four shootings a day over the past 10 days. In contrast, throughout the protests in West Baltimore following the death of 25-year-old Freddie Gray and the riots on 27 April, there were no casualties. From 28 April to 3 May, 18 shootings were reported in the city.
Shortly after midnight Thursday, police officers responded to a hospital call when a man walked in with a gunshot wound to the foot, which he told police he sustained on the 1200 block of North East Avenue.
Three more men were reported shot, non-fatally.
A 34-year-old woman was shot multiple times, according to the Baltimore Sun, and was taken to a local hospital. Police later said she died from her injuries, which homicide detectives were investigating.
Police also responded to reports of a double shooting later in the evening. A man had been shot several times, and died after he was taken to hospital. Police said a second man was found near the scene of the first with a gunshot wound to the leg.
Homicide detectives were also called to investigate another double shooting which occurred later on Thursday night, with reports of both a male and female victim.
Three days ago, there was a triple shooting near the CVS pharmacy that was looted and set alight during last Monday’s riots. ARTICLE HERE