Homicide

Man killed in morning shooting in East Baltimore, police say

Man killed in morning shooting in East Baltimore, police say

A man was killed in a morning shooting in East Baltimore on Thursday, according to Baltimore Police.

Officers responded to the 1400 block of Darley Ave., in the city’s Darley Park neighborhood, about 7:45 a.m. for reported gunfire and found the victim suffering from multiple gunshot wounds to the chest and stomach, police said.

The man, who was not immediately identified, was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

Police said witnesses “reported hearing gunshots in the area but saw nothing.”

The man was the 253rd homicide victim in Baltimore in 2017. Homicides are occurring this year at a near record pace.

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