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    Posted on Jan 21, 2013

    Baltimore Residents Allegedly Fired Guns To Celebrate The Ravens Making The Super Bowl

    As the Ravens beat the New England Patriots in the AFC Championship, Twitter filled with reports of gunshots in the Baltimore area.

    Jessica Rinaldi / Reuters

    Sunday night, the Baltimore Ravens booked their first trip to the Super Bowl since the 2000 season, when they beat the New York Giants. Cities tend to celebrate sports successes like this, but if Twitter is to be believed, Baltimore residents did it in a bizarre way: they fired off guns.

    Ahh. Welcome to Baltimore. Where as soon as the Ravens win, guns are shot in the air

    Ahh. Welcome to Baltimore. Where as soon as the Ravens win, guns are shot in the air-- Karl Groves

    RT @T_Mac202: Lol. Lay low“@MoCurlie: Aaaaaand here come the fireworks and gun shots. I heart Baltimore.”

    RT @T_Mac202: Lol. Lay low“@MoCurlie: Aaaaaand here come the fireworks and gun shots. I heart Baltimore.”-- Dustin Brown

    Oh man Baltimore is going CRAZY outside right now! Definitely hearing some fireworks and yelling...maybe a few gun shots?

    Oh man Baltimore is going CRAZY outside right now! Definitely hearing some fireworks and yelling...maybe a few gun shots?-- Kali Ciesemier

    Ahahaha my friend that lives in Baltimore said that everyone is shooting off their guns down there.. seems pretty accurate 😂

    Ahahaha my friend that lives in Baltimore said that everyone is shooting off their guns down there.. seems pretty accurate 😂-- Perf Girlfriend

    Gun shots all around Baltimore right now...ratchet ass city

    Gun shots all around Baltimore right now...ratchet ass city-- Chann

    Living in Baltimore right now is scary. I can't determine if the screaming is from the game or the possible gun shots outside my house

    Living in Baltimore right now is scary. I can't determine if the screaming is from the game or the possible gun shots outside my house-- Janet K.

    I can hear the gun shots and I'm nowhere near Baltimore. Lol It's not New Year's. Lol 😂😂😂

    I can hear the gun shots and I'm nowhere near Baltimore. Lol
    It's not New Year's. Lol 😂😂😂-- BEATS I GOT

    The amount of gun shots going off in Baltimore right now. Lol.

    The amount of gun shots going off in Baltimore right now. Lol.-- Monet Samone

    Well that was fun, al I hear is gun shots n #baltimore thanks to the #RavenNation lol

    Well that was fun, al I hear is gun shots n #baltimore thanks to the #RavenNation lol-- Fitness Ryan

    All you hear is gun shots & horns in Baltimore

    All you hear is gun shots & horns in Baltimore-- HAIR_DIVA

    Gun shots!!! Lord, neighbor and I ran in my house! I'm not dying over a game! #baltimore

    Gun shots!!! Lord, neighbor and I ran in my house! I'm not dying over a game! #baltimore-- Keisha Allen

    Is it fireworks or gun shots I hear in Baltimore?

    Is it fireworks or gun shots I hear in Baltimore?-- Sarah Turlington

    Those were either gun shots or fire crackers.. You know you live in Baltimore when you can't tell the difference.

    Those were either gun shots or fire crackers.. You know you live in Baltimore when you can't tell the difference.-- Bianca Giorgilli

    BALTIMORE RAVENS NATION !!!! 🔫🔫🔫🔫🔫 Gun Shots !! 👏👏💜😈🏈👌😂

    BALTIMORE RAVENS NATION !!!! 🔫🔫🔫🔫🔫 Gun Shots !! 👏👏💜😈🏈👌😂-- Maia ❤

    Eliminate 'idk' & 'fireworks' RT @Madam_Nisey: Idk if I'm hearing fireworks or gun shots. Either is plausible this close to Baltimore

    Eliminate 'idk' & 'fireworks' RT @Madam_Nisey: Idk if I'm hearing fireworks or gun shots. Either is plausible this close to Baltimore-- Wait For It...

    Gun shots in Baltimore area, keep your heads down. :/

    Gun shots in Baltimore area, keep your heads down. :/-- theprez98 (总统)

    Here's the tricky part of living in Baltimore tonight: are these fireworks I hear or gun shots? #Ravens

    Here's the tricky part of living in Baltimore tonight: are these fireworks I hear or gun shots? #Ravens-- Lauren Crowder

    There go the gun shots!! I can always count on you Baltimore!

    There go the gun shots!! I can always count on you Baltimore!-- AB

    I know my family in Baltimore is turning up tonight. My cousin said she heard gun shots so she assumed we won. 😂😭

    I know my family in Baltimore is turning up tonight. My cousin said she heard gun shots so she assumed we won. 😂😭-- la reina

    RT @justdoitjerm: In Baltimore and after the win I go to the bathroom. I kid you not, I heard Gun shots in the melody of love sosa. #Ravens

    RT @justdoitjerm: In Baltimore and after the win I go to the bathroom. I kid you not, I heard Gun shots in the melody of love sosa. #Ravens-- ༒Lil'Damo༒

    Dear Baltimore, I know the Ravens won. And I am happy about that too. But stop discharing firearms into the air. This isn't Pakistan.

    Dear Baltimore, I know the Ravens won. And I am happy about that too. But stop discharing firearms into the air. This isn't Pakistan.-- N. Pitaphoros

    Aaand now the fireworks and firearms start popping here in Baltimore. We keep it real, San Francisco. Get scared.

    Aaand now the fireworks and firearms start popping here in Baltimore. We keep it real, San Francisco. Get scared.-- tterraB gniK

    They are shooting their guns and fireworks in the city. This is Baltimore at its best.

    They are shooting their guns and fireworks in the city. This is Baltimore at its best.-- Ana Natasha