Man killed in double shooting in Highlandtown

Another man was shot in East Baltimore late Monday

September 30, 2014|By Justin Fenton | The Baltimore Sun

Two men were shot — one of them fatally — in Highlandtown on Tuesday just after midnight, police said.

The shooting occurred in the 3700 block of E. Pratt St. at about 12:30 a.m., police said. Officers were called for a report of gunshots heard in the area and found a man who had been shot in the back. He died at a hospital.

Police said a second victim was found "nearby" with non-life-threatening injuries.

Police did not release the ages or identities of the victims. A motive and suspect description was not provided.

The double shooting was the latest in the two-block stretch of Pratt Street. On July 27, someone was shot in the 3600 block of E. Pratt St. On Feb. 6, 2013, there was another shooting in the same block.

Anyone with information was asked to call homicide detectives at 410-396-2100.

Police were also investigating a shooting that occurred Monday at about 11:15 p.m. in the 1900 block of Sherwood Ave. in the East Baltimore Midway neighborhood. Police said the victim was shot in the chest, but was expected to survive.

jfenton@baltsun.com


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