Baltimore police: Man fatally shot resisting robbery off Key Highway

Tuesday, 14 November 2017, 10:36:51 PM. A 41-year-old man was fatally shot early Tuesday in South Baltimore between Key Highway and Fort Avenue after resisting a robbery, the most serious incident yet in an area where residents have increasingly become alarmed about violent crime, police confirmed.
A 41-year-old man was fatally shot early Tuesday in South Baltimore between Key Highway and Fort Avenue after resisting a robbery, the most serious incident yet in an area where residents have increasingly become alarmed about violent crime, police confirmed. The incident occurred around 1:15 a.m. Police commissioner Kevin Davis confirmed that the victim had visited the Royal Farms store on Key Highway and was leaving when he was followed by a group of suspects who tried to rob him. He resisted and was shot, police said. The victim was not immediately identified. “Our shooter, who we believe was also a customer, was accompanied by two other people,” Davis said at the scene. “They followed the victim around the side of the Royal Farms. He announced a robbery, displayed a firearm. The victim resisted the robbery, and the shooter shot and killed our victim.” A man was fatally shot early Tuesday morning in Locust Point after resisting a robbery, police said. The shooting occurred in the 1400 block of Lawrence St., alongside the brand new Anthem House apartment complex and across from the Southside Marketplace shopping center. Davis said the gunman jumped into a vehicle and fled. Police could be seen Tuesday morning inside the Anthem House lobby, where they were working to gather surveillance footage. Davis said he hoped to release footage by noon. The incident was not disclosed by police in their morning recap of overnight incidents. Davis and police leaders, along with...Read more
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