Police: Man shot dead while driving in funeral procession

BALTIMORE (AP) — Police say a man driving in a funeral procession was shot dead in Baltimore.

The Baltimore Sun reports that Baltimore police Detective Jeremy Silbert said Monday that officers on patrol found 39-year-old Dannta Holmes suffering from gunshot wounds on Saturday. Silbert says a preliminary investigation indicates that suspects had approached the vehicle taking part in the procession and opened fire before fleeing.

Holmes was subsequently pronounced dead at a hospital. Silbert says he didn’t know for whom the procession was being held.

Further details have not been released.

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Information from: The Baltimore Sun, <a target=”&mdash;blank” href=”http://www.baltimoresun.com”>http://www.baltimoresun.com</a>

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