Md. Man Shot While Playing Basketball In Baltimore

BALTIMORE (AP) — Police say a man has been taken to the hospital after being shot while playing basketball in the northeast part of Baltimore.

The Baltimore Sun reports that city police spokesman Detective Kevin Brown says the victim was playing basketball in the 5200-block of Loch Raven Boulevard on Sunday afternoon when he heard yelling followed by gunshots. The victim was shot in the face and shoulder.

Brown did not immediately have information on the victim’s condition or a motive for the shooting.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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