Man killed in Pigtown shooting early Thursday

A man died in a shooting reported in Southwest Baltimore about 4 a.m. Thursday, city police said.

Officers were called to the 1300 block of Carroll Street in the Washington Village/Pigtown neighborhood, where they found a black man with a gunshot wound to the chest. Homicide detectives are investigating.

The victim was taken to an area hospital, where he died, police said. No other information was immediately available.

The shooting death is the first police have reported in the city in more than a week, after two shootings in West Baltimore left two women and two men dead March 19. A man and woman were shot while driving a pickup truck in West Baltimore on Monday but were expected to survive.

A deadly shooting was last reported in Pigtown in 2011, according to Baltimore Sun crime data.

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