Police identify man fatally shot on West Baltimore school playground

36-year-old killed in shooting outside Westside Elementary

October 27, 2013|By Alison Knezevich, The Baltimore Sun

A man died after being shot on an elementary school playground in West Baltimore on Saturday evening, police said.

Police received a call for a shooting outside Westside Elementary in the 2200 block of North Fulton Avenue shortly after 6:30 p.m.

Darrell Berry, 36, suffered from multiple gunshot wounds and was pronounced dead at a hospital at 7:06 p.m.

He was shot on the playground near the basketball court, said Det. Angela Carter-Watson, a police spokeswoman.

Anyone with information is asked to call investigators at 410-396-2100.

Note: Due to initial information from police, an earlier version of this story had an incorrect spelling of the victim's name. It is corrected here.

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