BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Homicide detectives are investigating a fatal shooting that killed a 23-year-old Towson University student early Tuesday in Towson.
At about 2 a.m., officers responded to a shooting in the unit block of West Susquehanna Avenue where they found Ikemefuna Eguh on the road, dead from at least one gunshot wound. He was about to begin his last semester.READ MORE: Investigation Ongoing Into Vacant Home Fire That Killed 3 Baltimore Firefighters
Eguh is enrolled at Towson University as a senior, according to university staff. He grew up in East Orange, New Jersey and is known as “Ikem” by his friends.READ MORE: Businesses Owners On The Block Protest Proposal To Close Establishments On The Street By 10 P.M.
The student had dreams of being a star, spending time in the recording studio outside of class, his friend Brandon Bradsher told WJZ.
“It’s just sad like this happened,” Bradsher said. “Especially to such an up and coming person. All he wanted to do was live out his dream you know, and just for stuff like this to keep happening it’s sad to hear.”
“His music will continue and his legacy will continue,” Bradsher said.
Homicide detectives are asking anyone with information about the shooting to contact them at 410-307-2020. Counseling and support services are available through the TU Counseling Center at 410-704-2512.