Baltimore Police: Man shot late Monday night dies; Friday shooting victim also pronounced dead

A 23-year-old man died around midnight of gunshot wounds, Baltimore Police said in a news release early Tuesday morning.

At approximately 11:34 p.m., Southwest District patrol officers were dispatched to the intersection of North Franklintown Road and Winans Way to investigate a report of gunfire heard in the area, the release said.


Upon arrival in the West Hills neighborhood, officers observed the man suffering from gunshot wounds. He was transported to Shock Trauma and pronounced dead shortly after arrival, police said.

Homicide detectives assumed control over the investigation. Anyone with information is urged to contact investigators at 410-396-2100.


Those who wish to remain anonymous can use the Metro Crime Stoppers tip line, at 1-866-7LOCK-UP. They can also submit an anonymous online text-tip to Metro Crime Stoppers by going to the MCS Maryland website.

On Monday afternoon, two men were shot in the Carrollton Ridge area of West Baltimore, police said.

Alerted to the shooting by the ShotSpotter gunfire detection system, police said they responded to the 2000 block of W. Pratt St. just after 2 p.m. and found the victims, both 25, shot in the legs. The victims said the shooting occurred in that area, according to police.

Both victims were expected to survive, police said.

Police asked anyone with information about the shooting to contact Southern District detectives at 410-396-2499, or to use the anonymous Metro Crime Stoppers tip line at 1-866-7LOCK-UP.

Earlier Monday, police said the victim of a shooting Friday night in the 900 block of Russell St. died from his injuries. Police did not identify the man.

Anyone with information about that shooting is asked to call homicide detectives at 410-396-2100, or the Metro Crime Stoppers.