Confronting Crime

August 29, 2007

THE COUNT

Homicides since Jan. 1: 206

THE VICTIM

A wounded man found early yesterday lying in the rear of a home in Southwest Baltimore died later from a bullet would to the head, city police said. The victim, whose identity was not released, had been shot about 2:45 a.m. in the 400 block of S. Payson St., police said. LAST YEAR: Baltimore had recorded 178 homicides as of Aug. 28, 2006. ONLINE: Details and locations of this year's city homicides at baltimoresun.com/homicidemap.

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