BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Firefighters found a man with gunshot injuries in a house that was on fire in Southwest Baltimore, according to authorities.
Now, homicide detectives and arson investigators are looking for evidence of the grisly crime.
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BPD says a homicide investigation is underway after firefighters found a dead man with gunshot wounds inside a vacant home that was on fire on Furrow Street this evening. @wjz pic.twitter.com/LZ5TIvHUaF
— Stetson Miller (@stetsonmreports) May 9, 2022
Firefighters found him in the 300 block of Furrow Street and asked Baltimore police for assistance around 7:20 p.m., police said.
They initially thought the house was vacant. They also rescued a person from the fire, according to authorities.READ MORE: Fourth Of July Fireworks Return To Baltimore's Inner Harbor
One firefighter was injured during the rescue effort, the local firefighter’s union said in a social media post.
Hours after the fire was extinguished, the local firefighter’s union made public video of firefighters battling the blaze.
What does it look like when #BMORESBravest have to go into a fire?
Here is arrival and entry video from the first arriving engine at todays fire in the 300 block of Furrow St 21223 #CarrolltonRidge where FFs found a person with an apparent gunshot wound.https://t.co/Rt3IemHZfk pic.twitter.com/PbmFUMt0Rc
— Baltimore Firefighters IAFF Local 734 (@BCFDL734) May 9, 2022
Anyone with information on the shooting or fire should contact homicide detectives at 410-396-2100.MORE NEWS: Maryland Comptroller Franchot Tests Positive For COVID-19
Those who wish to remain anonymous can utilize the Metro Crime Stoppers tip-line at 1-866-7LOCK-UP.