Police Report 7-Year-Old Boy Fatally Shot on Presbury Street, Teen Taken into Custody

The Baltimore Police Department (BPD) is investigating the fatal shooting of a 7-year-old boy on Dec. 30. 

According to a news release, officers were called to 2100 block of Presbury Street at 5:06 p.m., for reports of a shooting. On arrival, officers found Dylan King suffering from a gunshot to his head and rendered aid until medics arrived. 

The victim was taken to John Hopkins Pediatrics Hospital, where he was pronounced dead a short time later.

Also on the premises was an 18-year-old male was taken into police custody and transported to an area hospital, where he is undergoing a psychiatric evaluation.

Homicide detectives are investigating this incident.  Anyone with information pertaining to this investigation is asked to call detectives at 410-396-2100.

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