Barely into February, Baltimore hits 40 homicides for 2017

Just six days into February, Baltimore has hit 40 homicides for 2017.

A man was shot to death near Mount Clare Junction in broad daylight Monday afternoon, the 40th homicide in Baltimore so far in 2017.

The man was found around 2:45 p.m. at the intersection of West Pratt and South Carey streets and had been shot multiple times, according to police. He was taken to a hospital, where he died.

Police had no more details. Anyone with information is asked to call 410-396-2100, text a tip to 443-902-4824, or call Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7LOCKUP.

The killing is the 40th homicide in Baltimore this year, at a pace of nearly one homicide a day in January and so far in February.

cwells@baltsun.com

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