Non-fatal shootings in July increased more than 13 percent compared to a minimal decline in homicides.

According to Baltimore Witness’ data, non-fatal shootings increased from 68 in June to 77 in July—the most non-fatal shootings reported in the city in a single month this year. The lowest number of non-fatal shootings this year was the 48 reported in April, which was the only month in 2022 to see a decline in non-fatal shootings. There were 62 shootings reported in March.

The most non-fatal shootings reported in a single day was on July 23 when eight victims were shot in four separate incidents, including three juveniles on the 600 block of N. Potomac Street. Officers with the Baltimore Police Department were called to the area shortly after 1 a.m. and found a 17-year-old man and two women, ages 15 and 16, suffering from gunshot wounds.

Two people were also injured in a shooting on the 2400 block of Greenmount Avenue, while another person was shot on the 1300 block of West Pratt Street.

Police reported a fourth shooting that injured two people, but the location was unknown.

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Andrew Michaels, Baltimore Witness

Andrew Michaels is a journalist with Baltimore Witness, a website that marries journalism with transparency with data. Its goal is to bring transparency to the Baltimore Criminal Justice system.