Police have identified the man found fatally shot Wednesday afternoon at West Lanvale and North Payson streets in the Midtown-Edmondson neighborhood as Marcus Brown, 20.
Officers found Brown lying on the sidewalk at about 12:45 p.m. suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. He was taken to Maryland Shock Trauma Center, where he was pronounced dead at 1:25 p.m.
Police had no suspects and knew of no possible motives in the shooting. Brown was the 36th person killed in the Western District this year, compared with 29 killed there in all of 2009.