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Man killed in shooting north of Carroll Park

Man killed in shooting north of Carroll Park

A 29-year-old man died in a shooting early Saturday morning just north of Carroll Park in Southwest Baltimore, city police said.

Officers were called at 4:05 a.m. to the 600 block of S. Monroe St. for a reported shooting where they found the victim. He was taken to the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center and was pronounced dead shorty after arriving to the hospital, police said.

Police did not publicly identify him Saturday morning.

The shooting marks the first homicide in nearly a week, in the deadliest year, per capita the city has ever seen. Baltimore has counted 310 homicides in 2015 but has a smaller population compared to the 1990s when the city regularly...