Tragic Mass Shooting Rocks Baltimore Block Party: 2 Dead, 28 Injured

In a heartbreaking incident on Sunday, a mass shooting took place during a block party in Baltimore, resulting in the loss of two lives and injuries to 28 individuals, as reported by the Baltimore Police Department.

During an early morning press conference, the authorities shared that an 18-year-old woman was pronounced dead at the scene, while a 20-year-old man lost his life at the hospital. The block party was organized to celebrate the vibrant Brooklyn neighborhood of the city.

Nine individuals were transported to the hospital, while 20 others managed to walk in on their own. As of Sunday morning, three victims remain in critical condition, according to the police. The calls reporting the shooting started pouring in after 12:30 a.m. on Sunday.

Acting Commissioner Richard Worley of the Baltimore Police revealed several hours later that the area had turned into an "extensive crime scene." Multiple law enforcement departments are diligently working to determine the motive behind this tragic event. Worley urged anyone with information to come forward and assist the authorities in their investigation.

The shooting incident occurred in the 800 block of Gretna Court, as stated in a media release. The victims encompass a wide range of ages and conditions. The investigation has been taken over by the Homicide detectives.

As of early Sunday, the authorities confirmed that no suspects had been apprehended yet. Worley mentioned in the press conference that they are actively reviewing video footage and interviewing possible witnesses to identify the perpetrators.

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