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Driver dead after shooting and serious car crash in South Baltimore

Posted: 9:53 PM, Aug 17, 2018
Updated: 2018-08-17 22:40:15-04
Driver dead after shooting and serious car crash in South Baltimore

Officers patrolling the 1500 block of Washington Boulevard were startled by the sound of gunfire. When they approached the area, they found a shocking discovery.

After searching the area, they found a car that had struck a tree and located the driver nearby. An investigation showed that as a result of being shot a 40-year-old man was ejected from his car after striking a tree.

The man was suffering from gunshot wounds and head trauma.

Medics were called on the scene and the man was transported to a nearby hospital where he was pronounced dead upon arrival.

Homicide detectives are currently investigating the incident.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Baltimore Police Department Homicide detectives, at 410-396-2100. Those who wish to remain anonymous can utilize the Metro Crime Stoppers tip line, at 1-866-7LOCKUP.