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.

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He was pronounced dead on the scene by medics.

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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.

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CBS Baltimore Staff