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Fatal shooting outside Preakness among rash of Baltimore shootings

Baltimore police were investigating six shootings Saturday that occurred in less than 20 hours, including a fatal one a block away from the Preakness Stakes horse race. The shootings left four men and two women wounded. Homicide detectives were immediately sent to the scene of the shooting near the Pimlico Race Course because of the seriousness of the man's injuries. Police said the victim was taken to a hospital, where he died. The incident occurred less than two hours before more than 110,000 people at the track watched California Chrome win the track's marquee event, the second leg of the Triple Crown. About 300 police officers had been scheduled to be in the...

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