By CBS Baltimore Staff

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Baltimore Police said Monday a questionable death in east Baltimore last week has been ruled a homicide.

Officers reported to a vacant home on the 2000 block of Kennedy Avenue, where they found the body of a 38-year-old man. Police said the Medical Examiner’s office ruled the death a homicide.

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Homicide detectives assumed control over the investigation and urge anyone with information to contact investigators at (410)-396-2100. Those who wish to remain anonymous can utilize the Metro Crime Stoppers tip line at 1-866-7LOCK-UP.

Baltimore Police said another man died from his injuries after a Friday night shooting in west Baltimore.

Officers responded at 10 p.m. to the 1500 block of Presstman Street for a Shot Spotter alert, where they found the victim, identified as 33-year-old Corey Jermaine Drake, suffering from gunshot wounds.

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He was transported to an area hospital, where he was later pronounced dead, police said.

Anyone with information about this shooting is asked to call detectives at (410) 396-2100 or call Metro Crime Stoppers at the 1-866-7LOCK-UP.


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CBS Baltimore Staff