60 Year-Old Killed In Baltimore By Suspect After Being Asked For Tissue

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BALTIMORE, MARYLAND – The Baltimore Police Department is investigating a homicide that took place in Southeast, Baltimore early on Saturday afternoon . This incident happened on the 600 Block of South Kenwood Avenue.

According to police, “At approximately 5:40 p.m., Southeast District patrol officers responded to the 600 block of South Kenwood Avenue for a report of an unarmed robbery. Once there, officers located a 60-year-old male victim being treated by medics. Witnesses informed officers that the victim was approached by an unidentified black male, asking for a tissue. When the victim went to give the male tissue, the male grabbed the victim by the shirt and pushed him against a vehicle and then to the ground. The suspect then removed the victim’s wallet before fleeing the location. On August 21, 2022, detectives were informed that the victim’s condition had turned serious and on August 22, 2022, the victim died at an area hospital.”

The Medical Examiner’s office ruled the victim’s death as a homicide yesterday.

If you have any information about this incident, please contact Homicide Detectives at 410-396-2100 or Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7Lockup.