The U.S. was hit by mass shootings in New York City's Times Square, a shopping mall in Florida and at a townhome near Baltimore that left four people dead, including the suspected shooter.
The big picture: Since President Biden took office in January, over 700 people have been injured or killed in 139 mass shootings as of late last month.
- Biden has called gun violence in the U.S. an "epidemic" and "international embarrassment"
What's happening: In the shooting in Woodlawn, Baltimore County, Maryland, police said in a statement that officers were called to a shooting and fire in which two men and a woman died.
- Baltimore County Police spokesperson Joy Stewart confirmed the suspect had been killed by police and the threat to the community "was neutralized," per the Baltimore Sun.
In Times Square, a fight among a group of resulted in two women and a 4-year-old girl being wounded after "at least" one of the men drew a gun, the New York Times reports.
- New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio tweeted, "Thankfully these innocent bystanders are in stable condition.
In Florida, three people were being treated in hospitals with non-life threatening injuries after being wounded in a shooting at the Aventura Mall near Miami, according to an Aventura Police statement.
- Guns were drawn after a fight between two groups of people escalated, sending " panicked shoppers fleeing," AP notes.
Go deeper: It's set to be a hot, violent summer