Man's death declared a homicide 10 years after shooting

Posted at 10:27 AM, Jul 08, 2017
and last updated 2017-07-10 06:33:12-04

A Baltimore man's death has been ruled a homicide a decade after he was shot and paralyzed.

Baltimore Police said Saturday that their investigation into the 2007 shooting of Lyndon Waddell Jr. of Northeast Baltimore remains open and they are seeking the public's help.

Police said Waddell was shot in the back Jan. 5, 2007 and paralyzed.

He died 10 years later - April 8, 2017 - at Johns Hopkins Hospital at the age of 29.

According to police, the medical examiner determined on July 5 that Waddell's death was a direct result of the gunshot wound.

No arrests were ever made in this shooting and the investigation remains open. Anyone with information on this case is asked to call detectives at 410-396-2100 or submit a tip to Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7-LOCKUP.

ABC2 News contributed to this report.