7-year-old among 3 injured in late-night shooting

Published 8/5/2023 10:15 a.m. EDT, Updated 8/5/2023 3:56 p.m. EDT

A Baltimore Police car and crime scene tape remains on the scene after a vehicle exploded inside a five-story parking garage in Baltimore’s Fells Point neighborhood on 7/27/22.  Two people are being treated for injuries, fire officials said Wednesday afternoon.

A 19-year-old man, a 25-year-old woman and a 7-year-old boy were injured in a shooting Friday in East Baltimore, according to police.

Around 11:42 p.m., officers in the eastern part of the city were sent to the 1330 block of North Montford Avenue to investigate a ShotSpotter alert.

When officers arrived, they found a 19-year-old man suffering from a gunshot wound to his head, a 25-year-old woman suffering from a gunshot wound to her foot and a 7-year-old boy who had a graze wound to his leg.

All victims were transported to local hospitals.

Due to the severity of the 19-year-old man’s injuries, homicide detectives were notified.

Anyone with information should contact Eastern District detectives at 410-396-2433.

Those who wish to remain anonymous can call the Metro Crime Stoppers tip line at 1-866-7LOCKUP.

You may also text tips through the Metro Crime Stoppers of Maryland website.

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