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Man Shot And Killed Near Preakness Festivities

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — City police investigate a fatal shooting that happened during Preakness festivities.

It happened one block away from the race track at the intersection of Elmer and Belvedere avenues in Park Heights.

City police say a man was shot multiple times around 4:30 p.m. He later died at the hospital.

Investigators say the shooting was not related to Preakness. Neighbors say the crime does not surprise them.

There’s no word yet on a suspect or motive in the case. The victim was also not been identified.

Anyone with information is asked to call Baltimore City Police.

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