Man, 21, fatally shot in South Baltimore

A man was fatally shot Tuesday morning on Patapsco Avenue in South Baltimore.

A 21-year-old man was fatally shot in South Baltimore on Tuesday morning, according to police.

Officers responded to a reported shooting about 9:36 a.m. in the 1000 block of E. Patapsco Avenue and found the wounded man, who died at Maryland Shock Trauma Center. He was not immediately identified.

The location is along a major corridor that connects the city's Brooklyn and Curtis Bay neighborhoods south of the Fairfield industrial area.

Anyone with information is asked to call homicide detectives at 410-396-2100 or the Metro Crime Stoppers tip line at 1-866-7LOCKUP.

The killing is the second of the year to occur in South Baltimore; the first occurred in Cherry Hill on Jan. 19, when 24-year-old Isahia Bonner was fatally shot.

Baltimore police are now investigating 20 homicides that have occurred this month. Five of them happened this weekend.

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