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Double shooting in Dunbar leaves one dead, one injured

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Posted at 10:43 AM, Mar 14, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-14 10:43:44-04

BALTIMORE — A 25-year-old man was killed and a 20-year-old man was shot in a double shooting in Southeast Baltimore’s Dunbar neighborhood shortly after midnight Thursday, Baltimore Police said.

Officers responded to the 1400 block of May Court for a reported shooting at 12:01 a.m., police said. Police arrived to find 25-year-old Nicholas McPherson, of the 2000 block of Oak Drive, suffering from a gunshot wound to the head. He was taken to nearby Johns Hopkins Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

As officers were on the scene, they received another call for a shooting in the 1500 block of Mulliken Court, also in Dunbar. There, police found the 20 year old. He was suffering from a gunshot wound to his foot. He told police had also been shot in the 1400 block of May Court.

Homicide detectives assumed control of the investigation. Anyone with information about the murder or shooting should call 410-396-2100. Those wishing to make tips anonymously can call Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7LOCKUP.