Man found shot to death on Southeast Baltimore street

Victim was discovered by man on way to work

December 31, 2010

A 49-year-old man was found dead Friday morning of a gunshot wound to the head in the area of Montford and McElderry streets in Southeast Baltimore, a city police spokesman said.

The victim was discovered about 6:30 a.m. by a passerby on Montford Street lying near the driver's side of a vehicle. The witness, who was on his way to work, called police, was questioned and dismissed.

Police spokesman Agent Donny Moses said the identity of the victim was being withheld pending notification of next of kin. There were no witnesses and no suspects and and police do not know of a motive at this time, he said. Detectives are investigating.

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