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

Western District officers were patrolling the 2400 block of Pennsylvania Avenue at around 4:24 p.m. when they heard gunshots coming from the corner of Cumberland Street and Pennsylvania Avenue.

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When they arrived they found a man suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.

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Medics took the victim to an area hospital where he was pronounced dead shortly after.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Baltimore Police Department 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 submit an anonymous online text tip to Metro Crime Stoppers by visiting the MCS website.

CBS Baltimore Staff