Man, 27, killed in East Baltimore shooting

A 27-year-old man was shot to death in East Baltimore Wednesday, police said.

A 27-year-old man was shot to death in East Baltimore Wednesday morning, police said.

The man was shot in the head about 8:50 a.m. in the 900 block of N. Broadway Street, police said. When officers arrived the man was unresponsive; he was taken to Johns Hopkins Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

The shooting occurred at the corner of N Broadway and E. Eager Street just a few blocks from the hospital outside a closed-down Chinese carryout on a mostly vacant block. A nearby corner store employee said he heard two gunshots at about 8:45 a.m. and saw a man dressed in all black who ran east on East Eager Street. Police cars, fire vehicles and an ambulance arrived within five minutes, he said.

The victim was not identified, and no other details were provided by police. Anyone with information is asked to call 410-396-2100 or Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7LOCKUP.

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