Man shot in Perkins Homes on Monday night later dies

Police also investigating unrelated incident where man was shot in legs

May 18, 2010|By Liz F. Kay, The Baltimore Sun

A man who had been shot Monday night in East Baltimore later died of his injuries, according to Baltimore police.

An officer responded to the 200 block of S. Spring Court at about 9:25 p.m. for a report of a shooting and found a man lying on the ground near the basketball court with multiple gunshot wounds to the upper body, police said.

The man was taken to Johns Hopkins Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 9:52 p.m., according to police.

Police are also investigating a shooting Monday night in the Druid Heights neighborhood, where a 28-year-old man was shot in the legs.

An officer found a man lying on the steps in the 1500 block of Kensett Street with gunshot wounds in the right shin and left thigh, police said.

He was taken to Sinai Hospital for treatment, according to police.

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