Suicide call turns into murder investigation in Baltimore after police discover multiple gunshot wounds

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BALTIMORE, MD – On April 11, 2021, at approximately 3:20 p.m., officers were dispatched to investigate a possible suicide at a residence located in the 4800 block of Bayonne Avenue.

Officers observed an unresponsive adult male. Medics were summoned to the scene and pronounced 22 year-old Shamyar Austin dead. Homicide detectives arrived and assumed control over the investigation. Investigators discovered the victim sustained multiple gunshot wounds.

Through the course of their investigation detectives were able to identify a suspect.


21 year-old Kyree Davis was subsequently interviewed by homicide detectives and confessed to the shooting.

Kyree Davis was arrested and formally charged with 1st Degree Murder in the death of 22-year-old Shamyar Austin. Davis is currently being held at Central Booking without bail.

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