BALTIMORE, MD - Neighbors in Baltimore city say it's time to put an end to the violence. In all, nine people were shot since Friday evening.
"I'm not shocked. I'm disappointed. I'm upset. I could be angry. But I have to turn it over to the Lord," said a neighbor, who did not want to release her name. "They wanna be in gangs, they wanna be in different other organizations, that's nothing. That means absolutely nothing. You can't take none of that with you when you're gone. And neither can the family."
Police say they've been 'pushing really hard' in the Northwest District, the same area where a 27-year-old man was shot and killed Saturday afternoon.
"We are somebody's child. So that person that got shot and all, that belongs to somebody. So somebody's father or brother, sister's not going to be here any longer. It's senseless," the neighbor said.
That wasn't the first or last shooting of the weekend. According to police, two people walked into the hospital Friday evening saying they had been shot near St. Regis Road. On Saturday, seven people were shot total.
Police say a man who was shot in the head on North Caroline Street remains in critical condition.
"It's become senseless. They have no resource, no empathy, no compassion of who you are and who you belong to," said the neighbor.
Several neighbors say they heard the gunshots the weekend, but say they are not shocked.