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Man killed Monday afternoon in Central Park Heights

Posted at 3:05 PM, Oct 01, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-02 09:36:06-04

A man was killed midday Monday in Baltimore's Central Park Heights neighborhood, Baltimore Police said.

Officers from the Northwest District responded to reports of a shooting in the 3000 block of Oakley Avenue at about 1:18 p.m. There police found 30-year-old Garfield Leon suffering from multiple gunshot wounds to his face. Medics arrive and pronounced him dead at the scene.

The killing continues a grizzly trend from the weekend, in which seven people were killed during nine shootings. Prior to the murder in Northwest Baltimore, a man was killed in Rosemont Monday morning.

Homicide detectives are investigating. Anyone with information could call 410-396-2100 or call Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7LOCKUP.