BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The homicide count in Baltimore for 2018 is 216, as of September 24, 2018, according to a police department spokesperson.
In 2017, there were 342 homicides in Baltimore City for the entire year.READ MORE: Travelers Frustrated As Rising Flight Delays, Cancelations Dash Travel Plans
The latest homicide victim is a 34-year-old man who died after he was taken to an area hospital Monday morning.READ MORE: With Recycling Collection Still Bi-Weekly, Councilman Schleifer Suggests Fining DPW Director For Code Violations
Police were called to the 1400 block of North Mount Street around 11:39 a.m. Monday where they found the man suffering from gunshot wounds. He was taken to a hospital where he later died.
Homicide detectives are investigating this incident. Anyone with information is asked to call 410-396-2100 or Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7Lockup. You can also text tips to 443-902-4824.Funeral Arrangements Set For Former Ravens DT Tony Siragusa