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Police Protest: 26 Shootings, 9 Fatal, Over Memorial Day Weekend In Baltimore

(BALTIMORE)  The violence continues — as the number of shootings continues to grow and two more people killed over Memorial Day weekend in the city.

Baltimore police reported eight shootings overnight, two of which were fatal — making the tally for the weekend in Baltimore 26 shootings, 9 fatal.

A summary of the overnight shootings police are investigating are below:

May 24, 2015, 10:28 p.m. — 1600 block of Hazel St. (Southern)

Police respond to a report of a firearm discharged. They learn of a walk-in shooting victim at area hospital and when they arrive, they learn a man was shot in the buttocks. Victims tells police he was shot by two masked men.

May 25, 2015, 12:13 a.m. –500 block of E. 21 st St. (Eastern)

Officers respond for a report of a cutting and find a man suffering from a gunshot wound to the back of his head. Man is taken to hospital where he’s listed in critical condition.

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May 25, 2015,  12:29 am — 800 block of W Fayette St. (Western)

Officers respond to a report of a shooting and they find a man inside a car suffering from gunshot wounds. Police locate a second victim — a woman – who was shot in the back and was laying in the street. Both victims were taken to area hospitals, but the man died due to his injuries. Woman is listed in critical, but stable condition.

May 25, 2015, 1:43 am –5300 St Georges Ave. (Northen)

Police responded for a report of a shooting and find a man suffering from gunshot wounds to his chest and legs. He’s immediately transported to a local hospital, but dies. While investigating the shooting, police learn of two more victims — a 17-year-old male who walked into a local hospital for treatment of a gunshot wound to his arm and a another man who sought treatment for a gunshot/graze wound to his head.

May 25, 2015, 4:09 am — 5200 Midwood Ave. (Northern)

Officers arrive at a local hospital for a report of a walk-in shooting victim. They find a man suffering from a gunshot wound to his leg.

WJZ media partner The Baltimore Sun reports 35 people have been killed so far in May making it the deadliest month in Baltimore since December of 1999. Since the beginning of the year, 108 people have died due to violence in the city.