At approximately 0035 local time (0435 UTC) on 2 July 2023, gunfire broke out during an outdoor block party in the southern Brooklyn Homes area of Baltimore, Maryland. Hundreds of people had gathered in the area to attend the “Brooklyn Day” event. At least two people were killed in the shooting and 28 others were wounded — including three who remain in critical condition. A motive for the shooting remains unknown; local officials believe more than one perpetrator opened fire during the event. No arrests have been made in relation to the shooting.