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Baltimore Police Arrest 17-Year-Old In Block Party Mass Shooting That Left 2 Dead, 28 Injured

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BALTIMORE, MD. – Police in Baltimore arrested a 17-year-old male Friday morning that detectives believe was involved in a block party mass shooting on Sunday, according to the Baltimore Police Department.

Homicide and SWAT team members made an arrest following a search warrant, according to a press release. The block party shooting resulted in two deaths and 28 injuries.

Detectives transported the 17-year-old to the Central Booking Intake Facility, where he is being charged with possession of a firearm by a minor, assault weapon possession, reckless endangerment, and handgun in the vehicle.  

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An 18-year-old female was pronounced deceased at the scene, and a 20-year-old male succumbed to his injuries shortly after arriving at a hospital after the mass shooting that occurred in the 800 block of Gretna Court.

Initially, nine victims were taken to nearby hospitals, with three remaining in fair condition at the local hospitals.

The shooting investigation is open and ongoing, according to the Baltimore Police Department.

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“Anyone with information is urged to contact Homicide detectives at 410-396-2100. There is up to a $28,000 reward for any information that leads to an arrest and charges. Those who wish to remain anonymous may utilize the Metro Crime Stoppers tip line, at 1-866-7LOCKUP.  You may also text tips through the Metro Crime Stoppers of Maryland website.”

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