Johns Hopkins doctor released from hospital after shooting

A Johns Hopkins Hospital doctor is out of the hospital after being shot Friday morning in northeast Baltimore.According to police, officers responded to reports of a shooting on Loch Raven Boulevard just after 7 amWBAL-TV 11 News spoke with some witnesses in the neighborhood and they said it was terrifying.”You heard it repetitively. It was scary, it was devastating,” said one woman who did not want to be identified.The woman described the moment shots rang out.”I’m leaving out as I’ m going to work then I hear all these gunshots and everything and sirens, then I’m calling my family to say be safe and I heard shots. It’s disturbing,” she said.Just after 7 am, police responded to the area for reports of a shooting. They found a 38-year-old man with a gunshot wound.Medics took him to a nearby hospital where he was treated and later released.The victim was later identified to be a doctor at Johns Hopkins. One of the trauma surgeon’s that treated the victim tweeted, “Nothing prepares you when the person you have to take care of is one of your own.””It saddens me because somebody is going to work every day to take care of people, help people. Heal people and now they are in a position where they need help and need to be healed,” the woman said.Another woman, who also did want to be identified, said she was recently a victim of crime in the area, and thinks the city and community needs to do more to prevent violence.”I think for my community and for our neighbors, we all just want to feel safe. We want to be able to walk outside our homes and feel safe and know that nobody will try to harm us. We deserve that. That’s a basic right,” she said.Both are glad that the victim is doing okay, but they said that something needs to be done to prevent the same thing from happening to others.”It’s nerve wracking because it doesn’t matter. These bullets don’t have a name, they have don’t have a face, they don’t have a race, they don’t care what you do for a living. I don’t know what’s going on in society today, but something has happened because too many people are getting hurt,” the woman said.Police said they haven’t made any arrests in the case yet, but the investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to call police at 410-396-2444.

A Johns Hopkins Hospital doctor is out of the hospital after being shot Friday morning in northeast Baltimore.

According to police, officers responded to reports of a shooting on Loch Raven Boulevard just after 7 am

WBAL-TV 11 News spoke with some witnesses in the neighborhood and they said it was terrifying.

“You heard it repetitively. It was scary, it was devastating,” said one woman who did not want to be identified.

The woman described the moment shots rang out.

“I’m leaving out as I’m going to work then I hear all these gunshots and everything and sirens, then I’m calling my family to say be safe and I heard shots. It’s disturbing,” she said.

Just after 7 am, police responded to the area for reports of a shooting. They found a 38-year-old man with a gunshot wound.

Medics took him to a nearby hospital where he was treated and later released.

The victim was later identified to be a doctor at Johns Hopkins.

One of the trauma surgeon’s that treated the victim tweeted, “Nothing prepares you when the person you have to take care of is one of your own.”

“It saddens me because somebody is going to work every day to take care of people, help people. Heal people and now they are in a position where they need help and need to be healed,” the woman said.

Another woman, who also did want to be identified, said she was recently a victim of crime in the area, and thinks the city and community needs to do more to prevent violence.

“I think for my community and for our neighbors, we all just want to feel safe. We want to be able to walk outside our homes and feel safe and know that nobody will try to harm us. We deserve that. That’s a basic right ,” she said.

Both are glad that the victim is doing okay, but they said that something needs to be done to prevent the same thing from happening to others.

“It’s nerve wracking because it doesn’t matter. These bullets don’t have a name, they have don’t have a face, they don’t have a race, they don’t care what you do for a living. I don’t know what’s going on in society today, but something has to happen because too many people are getting hurt,” the woman said.

Police said they haven’t made any arrests in the case yet, but the investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to call police at 410-396-2444.

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