Baltimore Police said a man was fatally shot in the Western District Wednesday night.
Approximately 9:35 p.m., police responded to a reported shooting in the 2300 block of West Lafayette Avenue. Upon arrival, the responding officers discovered a 27-year-old man who had suffered gunshot wounds.
The victim was taken to the University of Maryland Shock Trauma, where he was later pronounced deceased.
Homicide detectives were dispatched to the scene and assumed control of the investigation. They are asking anyone with information to call 410-396-2100 or Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7LOCKUP.