A woman was shot in the left cheek early Monday but was expected to survive, Baltimore police said.
The Northwest Baltimore shooting was the last in a violent weekend, where three people — including a teenager — were killed and eight people were injured in shootings in the city.
At 2:27 a.m., police said a 27-year-old woman walked into Sinai Hospital suffering from gunshot wounds to her left cheek and hand, police said. She was immediately taken into surgery for non-life threatening injuries, police said.
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Investigators say the shooting took place in the 4700 block of Greenspring Ave. on the edge of the Cylburn neighborhood but police didn't have many more details.
On Sunday, a 27-year-old man was fatally shot in the 4000 block of Norfolk Ave., part of the Concerned Citizens of Forest Park neighborhood. On Saturday, six people were wounded and 15-year-old Deshaun Jones was killed in West Baltimore's Franklin Square after police said a shooting erupted over an illegal dice game in the 1500 block of W. Fayette St.
Friday night, a 21-year-old man was also killed in the 3100 block of Brendan Ave., police reported.
As of Monday morning, police say there have been 287 non-fatal shootings this year compared with 237 at this time last year — an increase of 21 percent. Homicides for 2013 are at 150, compared with 140 this time last year, a 7-percent increase.
Baltimore Sun staff writer Justin Fenton contributed to this story.