Girl, 3, killed by stray bullet in North Baltimore neighborhood

2 adults also injured by gun fire

BALTIMORE - A 3-year-old girl struck by a stray bullet died at an area hospital in Baltimore after police said gunfire erupted near her North Baltimore home. 

A 21-year-old woman was as also by gunfire, aimed at a group standing on the corner of Old York Road near 36th Street.

A man checked himself into a hospital with a gunshot wound also from the shooting in the 3600 block of Old York Road sometime around 5 p.m.  Police are considering this man a person of interested in the shooting. 

From police: 

Homicide detectives remain on the scene investigating the earlier shooting in the 3600 block of Old York Road. The 3-year old shooting victim has died from her injuries at an area hospital. The 21-year old female shooting victim continues to be treated at the hospital. She is in stable condition and her injuries are non-life threatening.  The third individual who was shot is also being treated at an area hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact homicide detectives at 410-396-2100.

 A car pulled up to a group standing at a street corner on Old York sometime around 4:30 p.m. The men inside the car opened fire. 

“I don’t have the words right now to tell you how upset, how outraged we are," Deputy Police Commissioner Jerry Rodriguez said. "The Police Commissioner has vowed that this will not be allowed, not be tolerated in this city. We have deployed resources immediately in this area in addition of the resources that we had here. We’re actively investigation and seeking any information that the community has that’ll help us solve this senseless act of violence against our citizens.” 

Police have identified the girl as Mckenzie Epps.

A resident of the Waverly neighborhood said he heard between six and eight shots. 

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