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Man killed in city's Beechfield neighborhood

Posted at 4:44 PM, Nov 08, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-09 09:36:07-05

A 29-year-old man was shot in Baltimore's Beechfield neighborhood midday Thursday, Baltimore Police said.

Officers responded to the 4900 block of Williston Street at 1:29 p.m. for a reported shooting. There, police found the gunshot victim. He was taken to an area hospital for treatment.

The man was later identified as Lavern Smalls. He succumbed to his injuries later at the hospital. 

Citywide shooting detectives are investigating. Anyone with information should call detectives at 410-396-2221 or text 443-902-4824. Tipsters can also call Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7LOCKUP.