Two shot, one fatally, Sunday night

Incidents occurred approximately two hours apart

February 23, 2014|By Colin Campbell, The Baltimore Sun

One man was killed and another was injured in two separate shootings in Baltimore Sunday night, police said.

Police found a man lying in the street with a gunshot wound to his head in the 5100 block of Cordelia Ave. in the Langston Hughes neighborhood just after 8 p.m. The department's homicide unit was dispatched to investigate, and the man was later pronounced dead at an area hospital, police said.

The killing was the city's 35th homicide and its 28th shooting death of the year.

Anyone with information may call the homicide unit at 410-396-2100.

Around two hours earlier, detectives found a man shot in the leg the 2100 block of Koko Lane in the Panway/Braddish Avenue neighborhood, police said. An investigation found he had been walking in the 2000 block of Longwood St. when a man in a mask shot him with a handgun and ran away. The victim was taken to an area hospital, and was in "stable" condition Sunday night, police said.

Southwest district detectives are investigating, and anyone with information may call 410-396-2488.

No suspects or motives were identified in either shooting.

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