Police: 1 teenager dead, another shot in Baltimore’s Inner Harbor district

One teenager is hurt and another is dead after both were shot in the chest at the Inner Harbor in Baltimore, Maryland, on Saturday evening, police say.

Officers in the downtown sightseeing district known for its historic warships, National Aquarium and other popular attractions heard gunfire shortly after 7:30 p.m. and rushed toward the source of the shots on a nearby block, a statement from Baltimore Police said.

Officers found a 17-year-old girl and a 17-year-old boy that had been wounded, the statement added. Both were transported to a hospital and immediately taken into surgery, police said.

Local news reports said police were searching for a suspect, and that about 20 officers were in the area at the time. Police detective units have been notified and authorities urged anyone with information about the shooting to call authorities.

WTOP’s Jessica Kronzer contributed to this report.

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