Four men dead, one injured in separate weekend shootings

Four men were killed and another was in critical condition in five separate shootings in Baltimore on Friday and Saturday, city police said.

The first shooting occurred at about 11:15 p.m. Friday near the 4300 block of Reistertown Road, police said. An unidentified man was pronounced dead at the hospital after suffering a gunshot wound to the chest, police said. Preliminary information indicates that this may have been an attempted robbery, detectives said.

A 48-year-old male was killed due to gunshot wounds to the torso at about 2 a.m. Saturday, police said. The incident occurred in the 500 block of North Curley Street. The victim was transported to Johns Hopkins Hospital, where he died shortly after.

There are no witnesses, and the motive is unknown, police said.

A man was killed during a shooting at 6:40 a.m. on Saturday in the 2400 block of Ettings Street. Officers responded to the scene and found an unknown male who was suffering from a gunshot wound to the chest.

He was transported to Shock Trauma, where he was pronounced dead. The Western District Homicide detectives are looking for witnesses or cameras that may have been in the area.

A man was pronounced dead at the scene of a shooting at 5:25 a.m. Saturday in the 1900 block of Griffin Avenue. The man, who suffered from a gunshot wound to the head, was pronounced dead when medics arrived, police said.

A man was left in critical condition when he was shot at 8 a.m. Saturday in the 700 block on Newington Avenue. The victim was transported to a hospital, police said.

-Brianna Stranieri

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