BALTIMORE (AP) — Police are investigating after three men were killed in a shooting in Baltimore.
Police say it happened around 10:40 p.m. Thursday. Police say they were patrolling when they heard gunshots, and they then found three victims suffering from gunshot wounds. One of the men died at the scene. Two other victims died after being taken to local hospitals.
Police recovered handguns from two of the victims. Police have not released a motive for the shooting or identified the victims.
Earlier this month, Baltimore recorded its 200th homicide of the year. That reflects a dramatic rise: In 2014, the city saw 211 killings for the year.
The uptick comes after rioting in the spring over the death of Freddie Gray, the black man critically injured in police custody.
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