Man Dies Of Gunshot Wound


September 19, 2006|By BRENT JONES

A 56-year-old West Baltimore man died yesterday morning after he was shot in the head last week while sitting on his porch, police said.

Floyd Cook was sitting on the steps outside his home in the 1800 block of Presstman St. when he was caught in gunfire intended for a 24-year-old man, city police said yesterday. The intended target survived the shooting, police said. Cook remained on life support at Maryland Shock Trauma Center until yesterday, when police said it was turned off at 7:25 a.m.

Police have no suspects.

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