Man, 38, fatally shot in West Baltimore

February 08, 2010|By Brent Jones | | Baltimore Sun reporter

A 38-year-old man was found shot to death in West Baltimore Sunday afternoon, his body discovered in the snow in a rear alley, according to a police department spokesman.

Police were called at about 1:10 p.m. for shots fired in the 1200 block of Bentalou St. A person directed police to the rear of the block, where officers found the victim unresponsive, spokesman Donny Moses said.

The man, whom police have not yet identified, was pronounced dead on the scene, according to Moses.

Police have no suspects and no motives.

The victim is the 17th homicide this year, eight less than this time a year ago.

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