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Two victims shot, one dies in Southern Baltimore double shooting

Posted at 1:37 PM, Jun 08, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-13 10:40:33-04

BALTIMORE, Md. — Baltimore Police are investigating a fatal Saturday morning double shooting.

At about 1:50 a.m., patrol officers were around Sharp Street investigating an unrelated incident when they heard gunfire. They began searching the surrounding area for any evidence of a shooting.

When they arrived to the 900 block of Peach Street, they discovered two victims that were suffering from gunshot wounds: a 37-year-old man and a 33-year-old man.

A medic arrived and transported the victims to area hospitals. Shortly after his arrival, the 37-year-old victim was pronounced dead by medical personnel at University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center.

On June 13, he was identitifed by Baltimore Police as Derle Brooks.

Homicide detectives arrived and took control of the investigation. Anyone with information about this incident is urged to call them at (410) 396-2100, and, if you wish to remain anonymous, feel free to use the Metro Crime Stoppers tip line at 1-866-7Lockup.