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24-year-old man shot in Penn-Fallsway Friday morning

Posted at 9:45 AM, Jan 04, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-04 09:45:02-05

BALTIMORE — A 24-year-old man was shot Friday morning in Baltimore’s Penn-Fallsway neighborhood, Baltimore Police said.

Officers responded to the 300 block of N. Gay Street for a reported shooting at about 8:03 a.m. There they found the man suffering from gunshot wounds to the neck and chest.

Police said the man was sitting in a car when someone walked up to him and shot him. He was rushed to a hospital but is expected to survive.

A witness to the shooting told WMAR 2 News that the victim knew the shooter.

Citywide shooting detectives are investigating and ask anyone with information to call 410-396-2221 or call Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7LOCKUP.

The location of the shooting is on the same block as the Juvenile Office of the Public Defender and just blocks away from the city’s central Post Office.