BALTIMORE, MD (WJZ) — Baltimore City Police are investigating after four people were shot dead in the city overnight, including a store clerk who was chasing a suspect who stole cigarettes.
Officers were called to the 400 block of West Mulberry Street around 12:34 p.m. to a report of a shooting.
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When police arrived they found a 21-year-old store clerk who had been shot in the chest after chasing a suspect who had stolen cigarettes.
Shortly after at 1:32 a.m. Southern District Police were called to the 3600 block of 5th Street to investigate a report of a shooting. When they arrived at the scene, they found a 38-year-old man with a gunshot wound to his leg and a 25-year-old man with a gunshot wound to his foot.
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Both victims were transported to an area hospital by ambulance.
Minutes later, a third victim was dropped off at an area hospital with multiple gunshot wounds.
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Anyone with information about these shootings is asked to call Baltimore City Police or the Metro Crime Stoppers tip line at 1-866-7LOCK-UP. You can also submit an anonymous text online to Metro Crime Stoppers by visiting the MCS Maryland website.