Man fatally shot in Midway house

December 02, 2003

A 39-year-old man died yesterday afternoon at Johns Hopkins Hospital after being shot by an unknown assailant in his house in the Midway community in East Baltimore, city police said.

Officers investigating reported gunshots inside a house in the 600 block of Bartlett Ave. about 1:15 p.m. found Earl William Ross lying on the living room floor, bleeding from wounds to his head and back.

He was the 242nd homicide victim in the city this year, compared with 236 at the same time last year, police said.

Anyone with information about the shooting is urged to call homicide Detective Kirk Hastings at 410-396-2100.

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