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Man dead after shooting near Park Heights Avenue and Sumter Avenue

This comes after violent shootings plague the city a day before
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Posted at 4:46 PM, Feb 22, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-26 11:13:08-05

BALTIMORE, Md. — Baltimore Police are investigating a shooting that happened in the area of Park Heights Avenue and Sumter Avenue on Friday afternoon.

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Police say a patrol officer was alerted by a person in the area about the shooting around 2:50 p.m.

According to officials, officers began to investigate the area and found 21-year-old Deaondre Johnson with a gunshot wound to his upper body. Johnson was sent to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead from his injuries.

Homicide detectives are investigating the incident.

Anyone with information is asked to call 410-396-2100 or Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7Lockup. You can also text tips to 443-902-4824.