BALTIMORE (AP) -- Baltimore police are investigating two recent shootings.
Police say two people were shot on Saturday. Neither of the shootings was fatal.
Shortly after 8:30 p.m. Saturday, police say a man was shot in the back while standing on Edison Highway in northeast Baltimore. He was taken by ambulance to a hospital.
Earlier Saturday afternoon, a man was shot in the leg in west Baltimore.
Police have stepped up their presence on the streets in response to a surge in violence that included 11 fatal shootings in the span of a week. Commissioner Anthony Batts has said nearly three times the usual number of officers would be on the streets this weekend.
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