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Man With Gunshot Wounds Found In Southwest Baltimore House Fire

BALTIMORE (WJZ) -- Firefighters found a man with gunshot injuries in a house that was on fire in Southwest Baltimore, according to authorities.

Now, homicide detectives and arson investigators are looking for evidence of the grisly crime.

Firefighters found him in the 300 block of Furrow Street and asked Baltimore police for assistance around 7:20 p.m., police said.

They initially thought the house was vacant. They also rescued a person from the fire, according to authorities.

One firefighter was injured during the rescue effort, the local firefighter's union said in a social media post.

Hours after the fire was extinguished, the local firefighter's union made public video of firefighters battling the blaze.

Anyone with information on the shooting or fire should contact homicide detectives at 410-396-2100.

Those who wish to remain anonymous can utilize the Metro Crime Stoppers tip-line at 1-866-7LOCK-UP.

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