By CBS Baltimore Staff

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A man died of his injuries Wednesday afternoon after he was shot in the head in West Baltimore, authorities said.

The shooting happened shortly before 3 p.m. near the intersection of Appleton and Mosher streets, according to the Baltimore Police Department.

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Patrol officers checking on a ShotSpotter alert in the area found a man suffering from a gunshot wound to the head.

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The shooting victim was taken to an area hospital, where he was later pronounced dead.

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Anyone with information about this case is asked to call police at 410-396-2100. To stay anonymous, call Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7LOCKUP.

CBS Baltimore Staff