A 29-year-old West Baltimore man was shot dead early today in what police said was a killing related to drugs.
Andre Burley, of the 500 block of Orchard St., was shot several times in the back about 4:30 a.m. while he stood in the 500 block of Gold St. near Pennsylvania Avenue.
He was declared dead at the scene.
Police said a bag of crack cocaine was found on the sidewalk near his body.
Witnesses who were standing nearby told investigators that a small white car had circled the block several times before the shooting.