BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Homicide detectives are investigating a shooting that killed a 40-year-old man near a busy intersection in West Baltimore Thursday, according to authorities.

Someone shot the man in the head in the 1600 block of West North Avenue, which intersects with Pennsylvania Avenue, and fled on foot around 7:05 p.m., police said.

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An ambulance took the man to Shock Trauma where he was pronounced dead a short time later, according to authorities.

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Anyone with information about the shooting should contact homicide detectives at 410-396-2100.

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Anonymous tipsters can call Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7LOCKUP.

CBS Baltimore Staff