Baltimore Shooting Erupts During Cookout; 1 Dead And 8 Injured!
As the season changes and the warm weather approaches; we can’t stress enough the importance of keeping your eyes/ears open and remaining alert at all times. The world is getting more and more dangerous everyday. Unfortunately a split second has the ability of changing any one of our lives forever.
According to #ABCnews an extremely unfortunate turn of events took place Sunday evening around 5PM in Baltimore, #Maryland . As numerous family members and friends gathered for two different cookouts upon alternate sides of the street within the Western district area of Brick Row Homes, an unnamed gunmen released multiple shots. Sources have indicated that the unnamed male fled the scene by foot after opening fire within both directions. It appears that a total of 7 people have been injured and are currently being hospitalized; while one person has been announced dead. Reports read that the victim’ range from ages 27-58 and that majority of the victims were majority men while one woman was struck.
Officials haven’t released the name or conditions of any of the survivors but have declared that the male who was fatally shot was pronounced dead on arrival after collapsing behind a Baptist Church. A current investigation is underway as Police officials search for the parties responsible, they also believe there was more than one gun man due to the location of the shell casings. However that can possibly be deemed as a result of another person firing back at the shooter.
Chief and acting Mayor John Young urges anyone with any helpful information to come forward and assist with the the investigation. "Someone knows something, these things ... they don't happen by happenstance. People know who's doing these shootings.”