Homicide

Two men fatally shot in Baltimore, marking 198th and 199th homicide of 2017

Two men fatally shot in Baltimore, marking 198th and 199th homicide of 2017

Two men were fatally shot in separate incidents on Tuesday, according to Baltimore Police.

Officers responded to the 2900 block of Belmont Avenue about 12:57 p.m. and located a wounded man, police said. He was pronounced dead at a local hospital.

Around 5:30 p.m., police went to the 5400 block of Price Avenue in the Woodmere neighborhood and found a 46-year-old man with multiple gunshot wounds. He was taken to Sinai Hospital, where he died.

Neither victim had been publicly identified, and police had no more details on the cases.

The deaths push the city’s homicide count to 199 in 2017. That’s more than in all of 2011, when the city saw its modern low of 197...

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