By Sonia Dasgupta

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.

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Police Investigating 34-Year-Old Man’s Fatal Shooting

The latest homicide victim is a 34-year-old man who died after he was taken to an area hospital Monday morning.

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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.

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