63-year-old shot and killed in Southwest Baltimore; police investigate

BALTIMORE (WMAR) - Police are investigating two Saturday night crimes: one’s a shooting and the other is a homicide.

The homicide happened first, so we’ll start with that one. At around 7:25 p.m. police were called to the 200 block of South Hilton Street to investigate an unresponsive adult male. When they arrived, they found a 63-year-old man suffering from a gunshot wound. After arriving on the scene, a medic pronounced the victim dead.

Homicide detectives assumed control of the investigation, so anyone with information is urged to contact the Baltimore Police Department Homicide detectives at (410) 396-2100.

Police were called to the shooting, which happened in the 2500 block of West Baltimore Street, at a little after 11:15 p.m. After they heard gunfire, officers conducting traffic started to search the area to find the source. They discovered a 27-year-old man suffering from gunshot wounds. He was transported to an area hospital for treatment.

Citywide Shooting detectives assumed control of this investigation, so anyone with information is urged to contact the Baltimore Police Department Shooting detectives at (410) 396-2221.

Those who wish to remain anonymous can use the Metro Crime Stoppers tip line for either of these crimes at 1-866-7Lockup. You can also submit a tip by downloading the Baltimore Police Department’s mobile APP on your smartphone.

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