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.
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.