A 19-year-old man died after being shot early Saturday morning in Southeast Baltimore, Baltimore police said, continuing a violent month in the city.
At about 1:50 a.m. police responded to a report of a shooting in the 6100 block of Fortview Way in the O’Donnell Heights neighborhood, where they found the man suffering from gunshot wounds. The victim, who was not identified in a police news release, was pronounced dead at the scene.
It was the 27th homicide in Baltimore this month. The year began with a slower pace of shootings compared to 2017, the city’s worst year of gun violence on record, but