Man, 31, found fatally shot in West Baltimore

April 02, 2008

Baltimore police are investigating the shooting death of a 31-year-old man in West Baltimore early yesterday.

Police said officers responding to a call about a shooting found the man lying in a playground adjacent to a home in the 800 block of N. Franklintown Road, near Poplar Grove Street.

Shortly before 1 a.m., police said, the man was shot numerous times in the head and body. He was taken by ambulance to Maryland Shock Trauma Center, where he was pronounced dead at 1:23 a.m.

Police said they knew of no motive and had no suspects in the case, the seventh homicide reported in the city since Sunday.

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