Tragic Mass Shooting at Popular Party in Baltimore Leaves 2 Dead and 28 Injured

2023-07-03 15:32:34

A mass shooting occurred in Baltimore, United States, at a popular party in a residential neighborhood.

In the early morning of July 2, a shooting during a party in the city of Baltimore (Maryland, EU) left 2 dead and 28 injured in the early hours of this Sunday. Among the injured, 3 are in a critical situation, reported the interim chief of the local Police, Richard Worley.

The shooting took place during a popular festival that had brought together the residents of the neighborhood of Brooklyn, in south Baltimore. Around 00:35 local time (04:30 GMT), the police officers went to the scene following receiving numerous phone calls warning of a shooting.

When the agents arrived, they found “multiple victims” who had been shot, he explained. Worley in a press conference.

Who are the victims?

An 18-year-old girl was pronounced dead at the scene of the shooting, while a 20-year-old man died shortly following at a local hospital, local police later explained in a statement.

The 28 injured have received medical attention at local hospitals and three of them are in critical condition.

The search for the person responsible continues.

The Police of Baltimore He is still looking for those responsible for the shooting and has asked the public for collaboration. At the press conference that took place at the scene, the mayor of Baltimorethe democrat Brandon Scottregretted what happened and promised that the Police will find the culprits.

Addressing those responsible directly and visibly outraged, Scott He stated: “We will not stop until we find them and we will find them. Until then, I hope that with every breath you take, you think of the lives you’ve taken.”

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Mass shootings in the United States

According to Gun Violence Archive (GVA), a non-profit project that tracks gun violence in USAso far in 2023 there have been 338 mass shootings.

GVA defines a mass shooting as one that ends with four victims, whether dead or wounded, not including the perpetrator of the attack if he died or was injured during the event.

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