Baltimore shooting: Two dead and 28 injured in mass casualty event, police say
A shooting in Baltimore, Maryland, on Monday left two people dead and 28 others injured, police said. The incident occurred at approximately 11:30 a.m. local time in the city's Inner Harbor area.
Police said that a gunman opened fire on a group of people near the intersection of Light and Conway streets. The gunman then fled the scene on foot.
Two people were pronounced dead at the scene, and 28 others were taken to local hospitals with injuries that police said ranged from serious to minor.
Police have not yet released the names of the victims or the suspect. They are asking anyone with information about the shooting to contact them.
The shooting is the latest in a series of mass shootings in the United States. In recent weeks, there have been shootings in Buffalo, New York; Uvalde, Texas; and Tulsa, Oklahoma.
The shooting in Baltimore has also raised concerns about gun violence in the city. In 2022, there have been more than 300 homicides in Baltimore, making it one of the deadliest cities in the United States.
Police are urging residents to remain calm and to cooperate with the investigation. They are also asking anyone who may have witnessed the shooting to come forward.