BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The 1984 shooting of a 28-year-old Pasadena man was ruled a homicide on Thursday after the man died in December from complications of that shooting 36 years ago.
Baltimore Police responded to the 2300 block of E. Oliver Street for a shooting around 11:20 p.m. on May 29, 1984. They found Preston Hill suffering from gunshot wounds.READ MORE: Lawyers Don't Seek Trial Delay In Capital Gazette Shooting Case
Hill was taken to Shock Trauma where he was treated, however he would remain paralyzed from the waist down.READ MORE: Police Officer Burned In Fire In West Baltimore Earlier Friday Evening
On Dec. 9, 2020, Hill was found dead at 64 years old in Baltimore County. His remains were taken to the medical examiner’s office.
On March 4, 2021, medical examiners said Hill died from complications of the 1985 shooting. A suspect was never identified and the case remains open.MORE NEWS: Maryland Zoo Adds Two New Experiences With Giraffes, Tortoises