BALTIMORE — Police in Baltimore are investigating the death of a 26-year-old man who was shot as he left a store by an unknown masked suspect.

Officers responded to a report of a shooting just after 2:30 p.m. Sunday. They found the victim suffering from a gunshot wound to the buttocks.

The man was taken to Johns Hopkins Hospital and was conscious when he arrived. A short time later, he was pronounced dead.

Detectives believe the motive for the shooting was robbery.


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