BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Baltimore City Police are investigating after a man was found unresponsive in a West Baltimore alley early Wednesday morning.

Officers responded to the 3000 block of Spaulding Ave shortly before 1 a.m. on Wednesday after a resident reported that a person was lying unresponsive in the alley. Once on the scene, officers located a male victim suffering from multiple gunshot wounds to the upper body.

READ MORE: Maryland Gains 11.5K New Jobs In May As Unemployment Rate Drops To 6.1 Percent

He was pronounced dead on the scene by medics.

READ MORE: Horseshoe Casino Is Hiring, Providing Incentives Like Signing Bonuses

Homicide investigators are asking anyone with information to contact them at 410-396-2100 or Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7LOCKUP. You may also submit a tip online. 

There have been 120 homicides in Baltimore so far in 2021 up from 108 this time last year. The number of non-fatal shootings is also up sitting at 246,  40 more than this time 2020.

MORE NEWS: Minor League Baseball Is Back In Maryland After Last Year's Covid Cancellations


CBS Baltimore Staff