Homicide victim found in alley


A man in his 20s was found shot to death yesterday afternoon in a Northwest Baltimore alley, city police reported.

Homicide detectives said they had not confirmed the identity of the victim, and that they did not know whether he had been shot at the scene in the 2600 block of W. Cold Spring Lane or dumped there. The body was found shortly past 1: 30 p.m.

Police said it was the 27th homicide in the city this year -- a rate of nearly one a day.

Pub Date: 1/31/99

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