By CBS Baltimore Staff

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A 13-year-old was shot and killed in West Baltimore Thursday night, police said.

Officers responded to 1300 N. Stricker Street just after 7 p.m. for a reported shooting. On the scene, they found a 13-year-old girl suffering from gunshot wounds.

The victim was taken to Shock Trauma where she was pronounced dead a short time later.

Homicide detectives were summoned and assumed control of the investigation. Anyone with information about this murder is asked to call detectives at (410) 396-2100 or call Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7LOCKUP>

CBS Baltimore Staff