Victim Dies Following Complications from 14-Year-Old Gunshot Wound Sustained in Robbery

On March 8, homicide detectives with the Baltimore Police Department (BPD) were notified that a man shot during a 2008 robbery died in Texas due to complications from the shooting. Texas medical examiners ruled the death a homicide.

BPD detectives are still awaiting the formal documents and reports from the Texas Medical Examiner’s Office to confirm the victim’s death date.

On March 22, 2008, at approximately 5:44 a.m., Southeast District patrol officers responded to the 500 block of North Decker Avenue to investigate a reported shooting.

When officers arrived at the location, officers located a 21-year-old victim suffering from multiple gunshot wounds to the body. The victim was transported to an area hospital in critical but stable condition.

The preliminary investigation found that the victim was walking in the 500 block of North Decker Avenue when he was approached by multiple unidentified suspects wearing dark clothing who robbed and shot the victim. The suspects then fled in an unknown direction.

Anyone with information is urged to contact BPD 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 or text a tip by visiting the MCS of Maryland website.

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