BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Police are investigating two fatal shootings overnight, bringing Baltimore’s homicide count to 309 for 2019, tying the city with 2018’s total number of murders.
A 25-year-old man died late Tuesday in a fatal shooting in southwest Baltimore.READ MORE: Summer Surge: As Coronavirus Infections Rise In Maryland, Some Reveal Why They Won’t Get Vaccine; Hogan Says ‘Breakthrough’ Infections Under 1%
Officers responded to the 3100 block of W. North around 11:16 p.m. for a report of a shooting.
Corey Jones was found suffering with gunshot wounds to his body. Jones died at the scene.
Then at 6:42 a.m., officers responded to northwest Baltimore for a report of a shooting.READ MORE: Chaotic Pop-Up Block Parties Disrupt North Baltimore Neighborhood
When they arrived in the 2300 block of Monticello Road, they found a 21-year-old man fatally shot.
Police later identified him as Kevin Black.
At this time last year, there had been 274 homicides.MORE NEWS: Lamar Jackson Tests Positive For COVID-19, Misses First Day Of Ravens Training Camp
Anyone with information to call (410) 396-2100 or call Metro crime Stoppers at 1-866-7lockup.