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Man dies after being stabbed during robbery in Baltimore's Brooklyn neighborhood

Baltimore police released photos of a suspect in the stabbing of a man Friday at East Patapsco Avenue and 3rd Street in Brooklyn. The suspect fled on foot. Anyone with information should call detectives at 410-396-2100, or Metro Crime Stoppers' tip line, 1-866-7LOCKUP
Baltimore police released photos of a suspect in the stabbing of a man Friday at East Patapsco Avenue and 3rd Street in Brooklyn. The suspect fled on foot. Anyone with information should call detectives at 410-396-2100, or Metro Crime Stoppers' tip line, 1-866-7LOCKUP

A 26-year-old man was killed Friday after being stabbed during a robbery in Baltimore's Brooklyn neighborhood, police said.

Shortly after 6:30 p.m. Baltimore police arrived at the intersection of East Patapsco Avenue and 3rd Street to investigate a reported stabbing. They found a 26-year-old unidentified man "suffering from stab wounds to the torso," police said in a statement.

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A medic arrived at the intersection — which features a public library, a funeral home and the Brooklyn O'Malley Boys and Girls Club — and transported the victim to an area hospital for treatment.

Homicide detectives took control of the investigation when it was clear the man was suffering from severe injuries.

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"Despite medical intervention, the victim died as a result of his injuries at University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center," police said in a statement.

The man was stabbed during an apparent robbery and the suspect fled on food, police said. Detectives obtained video surveillance footage of a person of interest and are asking anyone with information to call 410-396-2100.

Those who wish to remain anonymous can utilize the Metro Crime Stoppers tip line at 1-866-7LOCKUP.

It was Baltimore's 28th homicide this month and the second on Friday. On Friday morning, a man was fatally shot in the Madison Park neighborhood.

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On Saturday, a 19-year-old man died after being shot early Saturday morning in Southeast Baltimore

The year began with a slower pace of shootings compared to 2017, the city's worst year of gun violence on record, but the number of killings has jumped in April from 16 last month.

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