Maryland transit driver fatally shot while sitting in van

BALTIMORE (AP) — Maryland authorities are investigating the shooting death of a driver for a state transit program serving disabled people.

Police responded to a reported shooting in northeast Baltimore shortly after 5:30 p.m. Friday and found 49 year-old man suffering from gunshot wounds to the body. He died a short time later at a local hospital.

Investigators said the victim was an MTA Mobility van driver who was seated inside his vehicle when he was approached by a man who shot him with a handgun.

Police said the suspect fled in a tan or beige-colored Ford Crown Victoria or Lincoln Grand Marquee.

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