3 killed in Baltimore shootings


BALTIMORE (AP) — Investigators are looking into two overnight shootings that left three men dead and two people wounded in less than 24 hours, Baltimore police said.

Officers responded to a shooting in the Arlington neighborhood, where they found a man suffering from a gunshot wound, The Baltimore Sun reported. Police said the man died at an area hospital.

Late night, officers responding to a report of a shooting found Georgio Johnson, 33, unresponsive, according to police, who said Johnson died at an area hospital.

One hour later, police answered a gunfire detection alert in the McElderry Park neighborhood and found three victims, including a 31-year-old man who died at a hospital.

The other two victims, a 30-year-old man and a 30-year-old woman, are in stable condition, police said.

There have been 81 killings in Baltimore this year, according to police homicide data. That is seven more than at the same time last year.


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