The fatal shooting of a man on a West Baltimore street yesterday was the city's 310th homicide this year, matching last year's total, police said.
Detective Ronald Berger said Franklin Barbour, 54, of the 2400 block of Keyworth Ave. in Northwest Baltimore, was shot about 1: 46 p.m. outside a bar in the 2200 block of W. North Ave. near North Smallwood Street.
Berger said Barbour, an employee of a local dairy, died at 4: 20 p.m. at Maryland Shock Trauma Center.
Witnesses told police that Barbour became involved in an altercation with at least one other man and was shot.
Berger said a reason for the altercation was not known and no arrest had been made.
Also yesterday, police continued to seek two men in the fatal shooting Saturday of a man in West Baltimore.
The victim, 37, was shot about 6: 16 p.m. during an apparent robbery in an alley behind the 1000 block of Edmondson Ave. near Arlington Avenue, police said. He was the city's 309th homicide victim.