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Husband Of Baltimore Police Lieutenant Murdered Tuesday, Sources Say

BALTIMORE (WJZ) -- The husband of a Baltimore Police lieutenant was shot and killed Tuesday in northeast Baltimore, sources have confirmed to WJZ.

Officers responded at 2:43 p.m. to a shooting in the 1400 block of Walker Avenue, where they found James E. Blue III shot multiple times, police said.

Blue was taken to an area hospital, where he was pronounced dead shortly after arrival, police said.

Events leading up to the shooting or a possible motive have not been disclosed.

Police on Wednesday announced a $4,000 reward for information leading to an arrest in the murder. Anyone with information in the case is asked to call Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-756-2581.

Anyone who makes a tip to the hotline that leads to an arrest and charges could be eligible for the reward.

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