1 dead in Baltimore shooting of 3; related car crash injures 2 young children


The early evening attack may have involved many gunmen, police said. A person detained for questioning can also be a victim.
A shooting in Baltimore Saturday night that killed one man. And wounded two other adults was part of a “massacre incident,” the city’s top police leader said.

1 dead in Baltimore shooting of 3; related car crash injures 2 young children

One person has been detained for questioning. And police are still trying to determine. Whether to choose the person as a suspect or victim, authorities said. At a news conference Saturday night.

Baltimore Police Commissioner Michael Harrison described. A chaotic scene in the city’s Upton community. Where ShotSpotter sensors alerted police to gunshots at 6:39 p.m.

He said it appears one gunman or possibly many armed. Suspects opened fire, hitting a 43-year-old man standing outside. A motorist in a moving vehicle nearby, Harrison said.

“Here we are again with another massacre,” he said.

The vehicle, carrying children aged 2 and 3, hit a pole and came to a stop, the commissioner said. The 23-year-old woman behind the wheel was taken to a hospital. After authorities initially said she was in critical condition, according to. A late-night statement from Baltimore police.  And was in stable condition at a hospital, police said.

“What we believe happened was that a gunman. Or many gunmen opened fire,” Harrison said earlier in the evening. “We don’t know if the target was the people in the car or the people on the sidewalk.”

The motive behind the shooting appears to be still unknown. “We see this consistently, and we know it’s nothing,” said Mayor Brandon Scott.

Police have appealed to potential friends. Family and witnesses to come forward with information about the attack.

“It’s time for us to stop this behavior,” Scott said at the press conference. “We can be better

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