Victim of fatal shooting in Baltimore identified

January 22, 2007|By Liz Kay | Liz Kay,Sun Reporter

City police have identified a man killed in a shooting late Saturday near his home in Northeast Baltimore.

Anton Jones Jr., 19, of the 5800 block of Arizona Ave. died of multiple gunshot wounds to the upper torso. He was shot about 11 p.m. at Waycross Road and Cedonia Avenue, Officer Troy Harris, a police spokesman, said yesterday. Police knew of no motive and had no suspects in the shooting.

Police had not identified the victim of another fatal shooting Saturday, in which a man was found shot in the head and chest in the 1000 block of E. Baltimore St. shortly before 4 p.m. The man was found by officers responding to a report of a shooting. Police said it appeared the man was killed elsewhere and his body dumped on the street.

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