By CBS Baltimore Staff

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Police are investigating after a person was shot and killed in southwest Baltimore earlier Sunday afternoon.

Officers were called to the 3100 block of W. North Avenue at around 2:10 p.m. where they found an unidentified male suffering from gunshot wounds to the body.

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He was taken to University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center and pronounced dead.

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The city is on track to surpass 300 homicides for the sixth year in a row.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Homicide detectives, at 410-396-2100.

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Those who wish to remain anonymous can utilize the Metro Crime Stoppers tip line, at 1-866-7LOCKUP.  You can also anonymously text a tip by visiting the Metro Crime Stoppers of Maryland website.

CBS Baltimore Staff