Police investigate shooting in East Baltimore

Man was shot in torso about 7 p.m., police said

January 06, 2012|By Steve Kilar, The Baltimore Sun

A man was shot in East Baltimore around 7 p.m. Friday, police said.

Homicide detectives are investigating the Milton-Montford shooting because of the seriousness of the victim's injury.

The man was struck in the torso. The shooting took place near the intersection of Ashland and North Montford avenues, police said.

There have been two homicides so far in Baltimore during 2012.

An 84-year-old woman, Mary Hines, was found stabbed and burned Thursday in a house less than a half-mile north of Friday night's shooting.

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