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Baltimore Police: Two men shot Friday night, one fatally

Police say a 47-year-old man was fatally shot and another man seriously wounded Friday night in Baltimore.

A Northern District police officer was in the 5400 block of York Road in the Homeland neighborhood around 6:40 p.m. when he saw a man collapsed on the sidewalk who was suffering from a gunshot wound to the chest. Medics arrived and took the victim to an area hospital where his condition is unknown, police said.

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Northern District detectives are asking anyone with information to call 410-396-2455 or leave an anonymous tip with Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7Lockup.

Less than an hour later, Southwest District officers responded to a report of a shooting around 7:30 p.m. in the 200 block of S. Augusta Ave. in the Irvington neighborhood, where they found an unconscious man with a gunshot wound to his body. Medics who arrived to the scene pronounced the man dead.

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Homicide detectives are asking anyone with information to call 410-396-2100 or leave an anonymous tip with Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7Lockup.

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