A Jewish man was shot and killed Monday morning while entering his family’s home in the Jewish section of Baltimore Sunday night.
According to YeshivaWorldNews who broke the story, the person was identified as 31-year-old Ephraim Gordan z”l, a young chabad man who was living in Eretz Yisroel and who had been visiting for a family wedding.
According to police, they had received a call at approximately 1:00am Monday morning, with a report of a person shot on the 3700 block of Fords Lane.
According to YeshivaWorldNews, Misaskim of Baltimore was on the scene and working to ensure proper Kavod HaMes.
In a statement, two frum officials, Baltimore Councilman Isaac Yitzy Schleifer and Maryland House Delegate Dalya Attar said, “Last night there was a murder on Fords Lane. A 31 year old Orthodox Jewish man who was visiting his family was killed while walking into their house around 1:30 AM. May his Neshama have an Aliyah and his family be comforted.
We are constantly on a unified front working to fight for the safety of the community. It has been, and continues to be, both our top priorities from day one in office. The community has now suffered the ultimate loss from the horrific violence plaguing this City. Our efforts to ensure the safety of our constituents will not only continue, but will increase.
The murderer must be apprehended and prosecuted. Justice must be served. And we must never wake up to anything like this again.”
המקום ינחם אתכם בתוך שאר אבלי ציון וירושלים