Baltimore records ninth homicide in as many days

BALTIMORE - The violent start to 2014 continues in Baltimore City.

A 30-year-old man was shot ant killed Wednesday night in Northeast Baltimore. His death represents the ninth homicide in as many days in Baltimore.

Police said officers responded at 10:24 p.m. to the 5300 Block of Eastbury Ave. for a male reported to be shot. The man, later identified as Marvin Lee McGowan, was located inside of a vehicle suffering from several gunshot wounds. The victim was pronounced deceased on the scene by city EMS personnel.

McGowan's homicide comes as the city is trying to reduce the murder rate in the city. Last year, Baltimore recorded 235 homicides, which marked a four-year high in the city.

Anyone with information about McGowan's homicide is asked to contact Investigators at 410-396-2100.


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