Two dead in weekend shootings


Baltimore City police are investigating a shooting near Druid Hill Park that left a man dead Saturday afternoon, officials said.

According to police, officers responded to the 800 block of Brooks Lane around 2:05 Saturday afternoon for a report of a shooting. When officers arrived they found a man who had been shot multiple times.

The man was taken to an area hospital where he died from his injuries.

Police released the name of another man who was shot and killed Friday in West Baltimore.

Brent Nickens, 22, was shot in the 2300 block of Westwood Avenue just before 10:30 on Friday night. He was taken to Shock Trauma where he died at 11:06 p.m.

Police are investigating both deaths. 

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