Police search for man wanted in West Baltimore slaying

May 24, 2012|By Peter Hermann

Baltimore police are seeking help in identifying a possible suspect in the April 24 shooting death of a 59-year-old man who was shot while sitting on the front porch of a home in West Baltimore.

Police identified the victim as Floyd Dorsey, of the 4100 block of Norfolk Ave. He was shot about 10:45 p.m. that night in the 2500 block of Harlem Ave., and died at Maryland Shock Trauma Center.

Authorities have released few details on the shooting. They said a man approached Dorsey, shot him and ran away.

The suspect was described as a black male, tall, young looking, brown skin, wearing a light colored skull cap or knit hat. Police have released a composit sketch, and anyone who knows the identity of this individual or has any information regarding this incident is asked to call the Baltimore Police Department’s Homicide Unit at 410-396-2100.

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