Seven people were shot, leaving at least one dead, in West Baltimore Sunday evening, a Baltimore police spokeswoman confirmed.
Officers established a crime scene around the 2500 block of Edmondson Ave. in the city’s Western District shortly after 5 p.m.
Officials said a so-far-unidentified gunman opened fire — shooting indiscriminately -- at a cookout at the intersection of Edmondson and Whitmore avenues.
One person was found dead near Perkins Square Baptist Church. The remaining six victims — men and women — were taken to area hospitals for treatment. The victims’ conditions were not immediately known.