Three men shot in Baltimore on Thursday

BALTIMORE - Three men were shot Thursday in Baltimore, yet all are expected to survive, city police said.

The first shooting was reported at 5:30 p.m. as officers responded to the unit block of Washburn Ave. Police said officers found a man shot in the back.

A preliminary investigation revealed that the victim dropped a friend off on Washburn Ave. when an unknown male approached his vehicle and fired at the victim. The male then fled the scene. The victim was transported to a hospital, where he is in stable condition.

Then at 9:30 p.m., a man was reported shot in the leg on the 600 block of Belnord Ave.

Police said the victim was walking when he was approached by two unknown males dressed in all black. One of the males produced a handgun and fired at the victim, striking him in the leg. Both suspects then fled the scene. The victim is listed in stable condition.

Finally at 6:48 p.m., officers responded to the 900 Block of S. Caton Ave. for a reported shooting. In this case, police believe the victim suffered a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the groin. The victim is currently in stable condition.


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