Seven Shot, Including 16-Year-Old, in Baltimore Thursday Night

Seven people were shot in Baltimore Thursday night, including a 16-year-old boy, police said.

Two men were shot just after 9 p.m. in the area of Pennsylvania Avenue and Pitcher Street near the Shake and Bake Family Fun Center in Upton, police said. The victims were taken to a hospital with gunshot wounds. Police did not give their condition.


Evidence markers and shell casings littered the sidewalk as crime scene technicians and homicide detectives investigated the large crime scene. Two other people have been killed nearby within the past week. Anton Carter, 39, was shot to death on the 1100 block of Myrtle Avenue on Sep. 29. Daniel Brinkley, 24, was killed days later on the 1300 block of the same street. Police did not say whether the shootings were related.