A gunman opened fire at a car traveling on North Pulaski Street in West Baltimore yesterday afternoon, killing one man and injuring another, police said.
Police identified the dead man, Anthony Carlest, 35, of the 4200 block of Labyrinth Road in Northwest Baltimore, as the driver of the car.
Melvin McAllister, 39, of the 2400 block of W. Baltimore St. in West Baltimore was shot in the back and was listed in good condition at Maryland Shock Trauma Center, police said.
Detective Dave Peckoo said the shooting occurred about 2:25 p.m. while the men were driving a Ford Escort in the 300 block of N. Pulaski St.
A gunman fired numerous shots through the back windshield of the car, striking both men, Peckoo said.
The car traveled a short distance before striking a second car, which was occupied, he said. Nobody in that car was injured.