Baltimore Homicide detectives continue to investigate the murder of a man in Northeast Baltimore Wednesday night.

The man was fatally shot at around 10:20 p.m. in the 5300 block of Eastbury Ave. in the Frankford neighborhood, according to police. Officers responding found Marvin Lee McGowan, 30, struck by several bullets in a car in the block. Paramedics pronounced him dead on the scene.

The shooting comes on the heels of another eight fatal shootings so far in 2014. Last year, homicides jumped to 235, the highest number in four years.

Baltimore Sun staff writer Justin George contributed to this report.

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