Baltimore's homicide rate increased by at least four, as three people were shot and one person was stabbed over the weekend, according to the Baltimore Police Department.
Just after 7 p.m. Saturday, police responded to the 5200 block of Cuthbert Avenue for reports of a shooting. Once at the location, police found a woman suffering from a gunshot wound. Police said she was pronounced dead at the scene.
An hour later, Saturday, police received a ShotSpotter alert in the 1100 block of East North Avenue. At the scene, police found a man and a woman suffering from gunshot wounds.
Police said the man died from his injuries, and the woman is being treated for a graze wound to the shoulder.
Around 5:30 a.m. Sunday, police received reports of an injured person in the 500 block of North Payson Street. Upon arrival, police found a man suffering from stab wounds. The man was pronounced dead at the scene, according to police.
Homicide Unit detectives are investigating and urge anyone with information related to these incidents to call them at 410-396-2100 or call Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7LOCKUP. A tip can also be sent via text to 443-902-4824.