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Police investigate Saturday afternoon homicide

Police investigate Saturday afternoon homicide
Posted at 5:44 PM, Aug 18, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-23 11:25:25-04

Baltimore police are investigating a homicide that happened Saturday afternoon in Eastern Baltimore.

At a little before 2 p.m. officers were called to the 2300 block of Harford Road to investigate a reported shooting.

When officers arrived, they found a 23-year-old man suffering from gunshot wounds.

The victim was taken to a hospital for treatment, but, after arriving at Johns Hopkins Hospital, he was pronounced dead by medical personnel.

Homicide detectives assumed control of the investigation, so anyone with information about this crime is urged to contact Baltimore Police Department Homicide detectives at (410) 396-2100. Those who wish to remain anonymous can utilize the Metro Crime Stoppers tip line at 1-866-7LOCKUP.

You can also submit a tip by downloading the Baltimore Police Department’s mobile APP to your smartphone or text a tip to 443-902-4824.