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Have you seen this man?

No, rapper Rick Ross is not a suspect in a Southeast Baltimore murder. But witnesses told police that one of the men involved in the shooting of 34-year-old Payton Rivers early Tuesday has similar features.

Rivers is believed to have left his home to get food when he was approached by two males, one who was clutching a handgun and shot him, according to police.

When officers arrived, Rivers was sitting in the 3400 block of E. Baltimore St., suffering from a gunshot wound to the chest, according to police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi. A motive was not known.

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Witnesses described one suspect as a short black male with close-cropped hair, wearing a blue and black striped V-neck shirt and dark-colored shorts. The other, Guglielmi said, was described as being chubby with a "Rick Ross-style" beard, a reference to the rapper's large beard.

Anyone with information is asked to call homicide detectives at 410-396-2100.

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