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Man fatally shot in the city; police searching for 3 men

A man was fatally shot last night in the Poppleton neighborhood, and Baltimore police were searching for three men seen running away moments later. The victim, in his mid-20s or early 30s, was shot several times about 5:30 p.m. yesterday near West Saratoga Street and Carrollton Avenue and was taken by ambulance to Maryland Shock Trauma Center, where he died about 30 minutes later, said Agent Donny Moses, a city police spokesman. The man's name was withheld pending notification of family members, Moses said. At least two witnesses were being interviewed by homicide detectives at police headquarters.

Richard Irwin
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