Police try to identify man shot in Baltimore

Bullet in back kills victim in Oliver neighborhood

August 11, 2010|Nick Madigan, The Baltimore Sun

Police are trying to identify a man found shot on a Baltimore street shortly after midnight. He died later.

An officer was summoned to the 1600 block of N. Broadway at about 12:22 a.m. Wednesday in response to a report of a shooting. He found the victim in the street in the Oliver neighborhood, with what appeared to be a bullet wound in the back, a spokeswoman for the police department said.

Paramedics took the man to Johns Hopkins Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 12:47 a.m.

The Police Department has a tentative identification of the victim, the spokeswoman said, and is awaiting confirmation.

nick.madigan@baltsun.com

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