Yeshiva World News
An Orthodox Jewish man was shot and killed in the heart of the Baltimore Jewish community, late Sunday night.
Police say they received a call at approximately 1:00AM (Monday morning), for reports of a person shot on the 3700 block of Fords Lane.
On scene, officers found a man suffering from a gunshot wound.
He was rushed by EMS to to an area hospital where he was pronounced dead.
The victim has been identified as 31 year-old Lubavitcher Ephraim Gordan, OB”M.
Sources tell YWN that the victim had arrived from Israel for a family wedding which was held on Lag B’Omer. He was visiting the home of family when he was shot. He was reportedly shot while walking into their home.
Misaskim of Baltimore was on the scene and working to ensure proper Kavod HaMes.
Baltimore Shomrim were assisting police with gathering camera footage.