Southwest Baltimore shooting kills man, badly wounds another No suspects, motive known in crimes

March 28, 1998

A 21-year-old man was killed and another man was wounded yesterday morning in a double shooting in Southwest Baltimore.

City police said they knew of no motive and had no suspects in the attack.

Agent Angelique Cook-Hayes, a police spokeswoman, said the two victims were sitting on steps in the 2500 block of Emerson St., two blocks north of Frederick Avenue, when a gunman approached and opened fire about 11: 15 a.m.

The 21-year-old, whose name was not released pending notification of relatives, was pronounced dead at the scene. The other man, whose name also was not released, was in critical condition yesterday at the Maryland Shock Trauma Center.

Police also were investigating a slaying about 10: 30 p.m. Thursday in the 500 block of N. Streeper St. in East Baltimore.

Police said Damion Lionel Spriggs, 28, of the 200 block of N. Belnord Ave., was pronounced dead at the scene of multiple gunshot wounds.

Pub Date: 3/28/98

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