BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Police are investigating after a shooting Wednesday in downtown Baltimore near the Royal Farms Arena.
Detectives said a bike officer was called to the 200 block of W. Baltimore Street where he found a man suffering from gunshot wounds to his body.
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Was sitting in my living room when I heard shots fired 500 feet away in downtown Baltimore. I’m told a man was shot multiple times. He’s in the hospital. There’s blood on the concrete wall. Police waiting on condition. @wjz pic.twitter.com/zpnGimhT9s
— Max McGee (@MaxMcGeeTV) January 15, 2020
Investigators said he was taken to an area hospital, but didn’t survive. Now, the search is on for the suspect who pulled the trigger in broad daylight.
“We’re pretty sure there are people around that someone will come forward. You may not know who the shooter was but maybe you have a description or know in what direction that person escaped,” said Jeremy Silbert with Baltimore City Police.
Detectives from the Homicide Unit 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.