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Man found fatally wounded in W. Baltimore

City police are investigating the latest slaying that occurred last night when a man found lying on a West Baltimore street died from his injuries at a hospital.

Officers responding to a call for a sick case found the man lying in the 2800 block of W. Lafayette Ave. about 10:15 p.m., according to police, who said the man was unresponsive and was bleeding from the head.

The man was taken to Maryland Shock Trauma Center, where police said he was pronounced dead at 10:55 p.m. The exact cause of his injuries will be determined at an autopsy.

Police said they have not identified the victim.

Earlier last night, police said a 19-year-old man walking with friends in the 1500 block of E. Hoffman St. in East Baltimore was hit by a bullet fired into the crowd.

Police said the wounded man ran to a house in the 1200 block of N. Caroline St., where he told residents he had been shot. They called an ambulance and he was taken to Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Police said the man's wounds were not life-threatening; they said the bullet struck his right ankle and broke it, and fragments hit his left knee.

No arrests have been made in either case.
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