A 22-year-old man was fatally shot in the head early Tuesday in a drive-by shooting near Federal Hill, police said.
The shooting took place just after midnight in the 100 block of W. Hamburg St. on the border of Sharp-Leadenhall and Federal Hill. The victim, Donald Eason, was in critical condition and on life support Tuesday morning but was later pronounced dead.
Investigators believe Eason, who lived in the block, was walking along Hamburg Street when someone shot at him from a vehicle, Sgt. Sarah Connolly said.
At 1:20 a.m., officers responded to reports of a shooting in the 2700 block of E. Monument St. They found a 23-year-old man who had been shot multiple times. The victim was taken to Johns Hopkins Hospital where police said he died of his injuries. Homicide detectives have no suspects in the shooting.
Prince George’s County police have arrested a 22-year-old District Heights man in connection with a weekend slaying, a suspect police tracked down using a description the victim provided before he died at a hospital.
Police responded to a call about 9:35 p.m. Saturday in the 6700 block of District Heights Parkway, where officers found 32-year-old Lyndell Lorenzo Sowells suffering from a gunshot wound, police said. Sowells, of District Heights, was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead. Police say they think the shooting was drug-related.
Before Sowells died, he was able to describe the man who shot him and in which direction the shooter fled, authorities said. That information led police to Omar Anthony Smith, who was found running behind nearby homes. Police also found a gun in the area.
Police arrested Smith and charged him with first-degree murder.
BALTIMORE —Baltimore City police are investigating a violent afternoon and evening in the city on Monday that led to one slaying and three injuries.
The most recent incident was reported around 11 p.m. at the corner of Mount Street and Mosher Street, where police said they found a 54-year-old man who had been shot in the chest.
The man was taken to a nearby hospital, where he died. Anyone with information in the case is urged to call police at 410-396-2100.
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BALTIMORE —Baltimore City police are investigating a double shooting that killed a cab driver and injured his passenger on Saturday afternoon.
Minutes after 2 p.m., city police were called to the 2400 block of Maisel Court, where a cab driver, John Achiampong, 56, was shot in the back of the head. He was taken to an area hospital, where he later died.
Around 2:20 p.m., city police were called to the 2400 block of Dorton Court, where a man was found suffering from a gunshot wound to his hip. He was taken to an area hospital, where he was listed in good condition.
Investigators said that man was a passenger in the cab and that the two men had been shot at the same time.
It’s believed that a gunman approached the car and began shooting. Investigators believe the passenger was the target.