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Man found fatally shot in Northwest Baltimore

Baltimore police are investigating the shooting death of an unidentified man found lying in a Northwest Baltimore alley early this morning.

About 1:17 a.m., an officer responding as back-up for another call was flagged down by a female motorist. The driver said she had seen a person lying in the alley behind the 5300 block of Cordelia St., police said.

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The officer went to the location and found the body of a man. He was unresponsive, with an apparent gunshot wound to the head, according to police.

A medical crew pronounced the man dead at 1:52 a.m.

Police say they do not know the identity of the victim, nor any suspects or motive.

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