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Driver dead after shooting and serious car crash in South Baltimore

Posted: 9:53 PM, Aug 17, 2018
Updated: 2018-08-18 02:40:15Z

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.