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Man, 24, shot in West Baltimore block that saw homicide last week

Man, 24, shot in West Baltimore block that saw homicide last week

A 24-year-old man was shot in the head and torso and gravely injured Monday night in the same West Baltimore block where another man had been killed less than a week before, police said. It was also the second shooting Monday night in less than a half hour, and earlier in the day an 18-year-old was shot in the chest just blocks away on W. North Avenue, near the epicenter of the April riots. A mattress lay in the street and rats roamed freely in the dark on the two blocks that comprise Clendenin Street, where nearby officers responded to gunshots at 7:24 p.m. The victim was listed in grave condition, police said. The man killed in the shooting in the same block last Wednesday was...

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