City police have identified two men fatally shot over the weekend.

Police said 23-year-old Lawrence Edwards was the victim found shot Friday night in the 2200 block of Elsinore Ave. Officers had been called to the scene at about 7:50 p.m. for a report of a shooting, but did not find a victim. At about 9:10 p.m., someone reported a body in the street, and Edwards was found suffering from multiple gunshot wounds, police said.

On Saturday, at about 10 p.m., police said Jeffrey Smith, 32, was walking out of a 7-Eleven in the 4400 block of Belair Road when a masked gunman approached and shot him. He was later found in the 4200 block of Nicholas Ave., just around the corner, and taken to Johns Hopkins Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Police didn't provide a motive in either case, and asked anyone with information to call homicide detectives at 410-396-2100.

justin.fenton@baltsun.com


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