Medical Examiner Rules Man Died of Gunshot to Shoulder

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On Feb. 3, at approximately 9:50 a.m., Western District officers were dispatched to the 3000 block of Edmondson Avenue to investigate a reported possible overdose. 

Upon arrival, Baltimore Police Department officers located 55-year-old Melvin White victim lying unresponsive on the front porch. The victim was pronounced deceased at the scene by medics, and the body was transported to the Medical Examiner’s Office for autopsy.

On Feb. 4, the Medical Examiner’s Office performed an autopsy and discovered a gunshot wound to the victim’s left shoulder, which caused his death. 

Anyone with information is urged to contact Baltimore Police Department Homicide detectives at 410-396-2100.

Those who wish to remain anonymous may utilize the Metro Crime Stoppers tip line at 1-866-7LOCKUP. You may also submit an anonymous online text tip to Metro Crime Stoppers by visiting the MCS website.

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