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Non-fatal shooting upgraded to homicide after victim dies a day later

Posted at 9:24 AM, May 06, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-06 09:24:54-04

BALTIMORE — Police say that a non-fatal shooting has been upgraded to a homicide after the victim dies a day after being shot.

On Monday, at a little after 1:55 P.M., an unknown male was shot in the head in the 2200 block of Ruskin Avenue. The victim was transported to Shock Trauma where he was in critical and unstable condition.

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The victim, 21-year-old Preston Rich, Jr., of the 2300 block of Bryant Street, died on Tuesday.

Homicide detectives are investigating this incident and are asking anyone with information to call (410) 396-2100 or call Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7lockup.