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2 shot, 1 dead in Winthrope Ave homicide

Posted: 9:18 AM, Jan 08, 2016
Updated: 2016-01-08 22:51:00Z
2 shot, 1 dead in Winthrope Ave homicide
2 shot, 1 dead in Winthrope Ave homicide
One man died, another man injured in a shooting on Winthrope Avenue in Baltimore Thursday night. 
 
Baltimore City Police responded to reports of a shooting on the 5900 block of Winthrope Avenue just after 7:30 p.m.  
 
When officers arrived, they found two males suffering from gunshot wounds. One man was shot in the knee, and taken to an area hospital with non-life threatening injuries. 
 
A second man sustained multiple gunshot wounds to the upper torso. He was transported to Johns Hopkins Hospital and pronounced dead a short time later, according to police. 
 
The homicide victim has been identified as 24-year-old Brian Tabb of the 5900 block of Winthrope Avenue.
 
An investigation revealed that three men were sitting in a car on Winthrope Avenue when an unknown gunman approached the car and opened fire. 
 
Detectives have not identified a suspect or motive at this time.
 
Police are asking anyone with information to contact homicide detectives at 410-396-2100 or call Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7Lockup.
 
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