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2 Fatal Shootings Bring Baltimore's Homicide Count To 309; Tying 2018's Total

BALTIMORE (WJZ) -- Police are investigating two fatal shootings overnight, bringing Baltimore's homicide count to 309 for 2019, tying the city with 2018's total number of murders.

A 25-year-old man died late Tuesday in a fatal shooting in southwest Baltimore.

Officers responded to the 3100 block of W. North around 11:16 p.m. for a report of a shooting.

Corey Jones was found suffering with gunshot wounds to his body. Jones died at the scene.

Then at 6:42 a.m., officers responded to northwest Baltimore for a report of a shooting.

When they arrived in the 2300 block of Monticello Road, they found a 21-year-old man fatally shot.

Police later identified him as Kevin Black.

At this time last year, there had been 274 homicides.

Anyone with information to call (410) 396-2100 or call Metro crime Stoppers at 1-866-7lockup.

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