Man dies after suffering gunshot wounds

Detectives are investigating the homicide of a Baltimore man that was committed on Tuesday evening.

Baltimore Northeast District patrol officers responded to a 9:18 p.m. report of a shooting on the 1600 block of Frankford Avenue, where they found 56-year-old John Townes Jr. suffering from multiple gunshot wounds, police said.

The Baltimore City Police Department said Townes was transported to a nearby hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Call detectives with any information at 410-396-2100.

–Annette Arceneaux

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