Baltimore man killed while streaming party on Facebook Live

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BALTIMORE, MD (The Baltimore Sun) — A Baltimore city councilman says a man who was hosting a “game night” party and streaming it live on Facebook was killed by an attacker who climbed into the property.

The Baltimore Sun reports that 24-year-old Ernest Wilson III was shot early Saturday.

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City Councilman Eric Costello says police told him two attackers demanded money after scaling the fence into the short-term rental property.

According to Wilson’s social media pages, he had appealed for people to join the party for a $5 door fee.

The party was held despite Maryland’s ban on gatherings of more than 10 people in response to coronavirus outbreak.


  1. These illegal gathering would stop if there was consistent enforcement. It would appear that the police and wildlife officers do really believe in the order.

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