A fatal shooting that took place in Curtis Bay on Sunday marks the 204th homicide in Baltimore this year.
Around 12:50 p.m., Baltimore police officer received a report of a shooting in the 1600 block of Hazel Street. Upon arrival, responding officers discovered a 24-year-old man just outside the Sooners Tavern in Curtis Bay. The man was suffering from multiple gunshot wounds, police said.
The man was transported to a location hospital, where he later succumbed to his injuries. Detectives believe the victim and suspect were acquainted and had a history of altercations.
In 1993, Baltimore recorded 201 homicides through July 31. At the time, the city had 100,000 more residents.