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17-year-old boy murdered in late-night shooting in Northeast Baltimore

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Posted at 10:15 AM, Aug 22, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-26 12:06:12-04

BALTIMORE — Baltimore Police are investigating a late-night homicide that claimed the life of a teenager in Northeast Baltimore on Wednesday.

Police say officers were called to the scene of the 2800 block of Mayfield Avenue after a shotspotter alerted them just before midnight.

At the scene, officers found 17-year-old Antonio Skipwith lying unresponsive on a front porch on the block. Officers say Skipwith suffered from a gunshot wound to his body and was taken to Johns Hopkins Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Homicide detectives are investigating the incident and are asking anyone with information to call (410) 396-2100 or call Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7LOCKUP.