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Man shot, killed in Southwest Baltimore overnight

A man was shot and killed overnight in the unit block of N. Wheeler Ave. in Southwest Baltimore, police said Sunday morning.

Police said that at approximately 1 a.m. Sunday, officers responded to the scene for a report of a shooting. When they arrived, they found 27-year old Christopher Samuels suffering from a gunshot wound to his head.

Police said he was transported to Maryland Shock Trauma, where he was pronounced dead at 1:26 a.m.

The killing makes seven deaths in a little over seven days in the city.

Homicide detectives are continuing to investigate the incident. Anyone with information may call 410-396-2100.

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