15-year-old dies after Northeast Baltimore shooting

A 15-year-old boy standing on a front porch in Northeast Baltimore last night was wounded in a shooting and died this morning at Johns Hopkins Hospital, police said.

Derrick Reed had been standing on a porch in the 2500 block of Aisquith St. when an unknown gunman approached the house about 9:30 p.m. and fired one shot, police said. Reed was struck in the abdomen, police said. Paramedics rushed him to Hopkins, where he underwent surgery, police said.

He was pronounced dead at 2:56 a.m., police said. Reed lived three blocks west from where he was shot, in the 2500 block of Cecil Ave., police said.

Information about a possible suspect or motive in the attack was not released.

Baltimore Sun reporter Justin Fenton contributed to this article.

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