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Man shot in the hand Wednesday night in Southwest Baltimore

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Posted at 10:41 AM, Apr 23, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-23 10:41:18-04

BALTIMORE — Police say a man was shot in the hand late Wednesday night in Southwest Baltimore.

At a little before 10:30 p.m., patrol officers responded to the 3400 block of Wilkens Avenue for a report of a shooting.

Officers arrived to find a 37-year-old man suffering from a gunshot wound to the hand.

The victim was transported to an area hospital for treatment.

A preliminary investigation revealed that the victim was approached by three unidentified suspects, one of whom was armed with a gun. While attempting to flee the area, the victim was shot in the hand.

Southwest District detectives are asking anyone with information to contact them at 410-396-2488 or Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7lockup.