BALTIMORE (AP) — Authorities say a man in his 60s has died after being shot in the head during a robbery attempt in Northwest Baltimore.

Police say the man, Edmond Dabney, was walking with a woman about 4 a.m. Sunday at Pimlico Road and Virginia Avenue when they were approached by a man who asked if they had any money.

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Authorities say an argument ensued and the assailant pulled out a handgun and fired a shot in the air. Police say the suspect then shot Dabney in the head and fled on foot.

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Dabney was taken to Sinai Hospital, where he died a short time later.

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Police are investigating.