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12 Hurt at Cookout in Multiple Baltimore Shootings

12 Hurt at Cookout in Multiple Baltimore Shootings

Published July 27, 2009

Police say 16 people were shot, two of them fatally, in three separate attacks in a two-mile radius in east Baltimore Sunday night.

Police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi says detectives are searching for a gunman who opened fire at a backyard cookout, wounding 12 people.

None of the dozen victims suffered life-threatening injuries. Guglielmi says the victims were hit in the legs, arms, shoulders and backs. The wounded included a 2-year-old girl and a pregnant 23-year-old woman.

In a separate incident Sunday night, two 19-year-old men were shot and killed. The victims have been identified as Gary Martin and Darien Jones. Police have no suspects.

A third shooting left two men with non-life-threatening wounds.

Written by Associated Press

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