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Man killed in Irvington overnight, police say

A man was killed in Irvington overnight, Baltimore police say.

A Randallstown man found shot in the head early Thursday morning in Irvington later died at a hospital, Baltimore police said.

Police were called at 1 a.m. to the 300 block of Collins Avenue for reports of gunshots and found the man in the street with a gunshot wound to the head. He was taken to a local hospital where he died less than an hour later.

Police on Friday identified the vicitm as James Maurice Edwards Jr., 24, of the 4300 block of Mary Ridge Drive in Randallstown.

Police have not identified any suspects, but said the victim was involved in a argument that escalated before he was shot multiple times.

Anyone with information may call homicide detectives at 410-396-2100.

Also on Thursday, police identified the 54-year-old man who was stabbed on W. Garrison Avenue in Northwest Baltimore on Wednesday. The victim, James Williams, lived in the same block. Police have not identified a motive in the killing.

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