By CBS Baltimore Staff

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Police are investigating after a man was found shot to death near a homeless encampment area in South Baltimore.

Officers responded to the 100 block of W. Patapsco Ave just after 1:30 p.m. for a reported shooting. There, they found an unidentified man suffering from a gunshot wound.

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The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

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Homicide detectives assumed control of the investigation.

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Anyone with information is asked to call detectives at (410) 396-2100 or call Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7LOCKUP.

CBS Baltimore Staff