Lone gunman shoots 6, 2 fatally, in front of Baltimore store in US
Detectives believe the shooting was retaliation for a homicide .world Updated: Dec 01, 2016 09:48 IST
Police say six people have been shot, two fatally, in front of a northwest Baltimore store.
Spokesman TJ Smith said at a news conference near the Stop 1 Convenience Store in the Windsor Hills neighbourhood that a lone gunman fired on people standing in front of the store at about 6 pm Wednesday.
Smith says one man was pronounced dead at the scene; a second was pronounced dead at a hospital. Police say a third man was critically wounded, and a fourth man and two women had non-life-threatening injuries.
Smith says detectives believe the shooting was retaliation for a homicide in the area several days ago.
Police said the shooter fled on foot. Smith says officers have a limited description of the suspect and urged witnesses to come forward.
First Published: Dec 01, 2016 09:45 IST