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Officials say a man was shot in the leg in Northwest Baltimore

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Posted at 12:36 PM, Apr 20, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-22 09:02:48-04

BALTIMORE, Md. — Baltimore Police are investigating a Friday night shooting that happened in Northwest Baltimore.

At a little before 7:30 p.m., officers were called to the 4900 block of Reisterstown Road to investigate reports of gunfire in that area. They arrived and began searching for evidence of a shooting. A short time later, officers were dispatched to an area hospital to investigate a walk-in shooting victim that was seeking treatment.

Citywide Shooting detectives arrived and took control of the investigation. The victim, a 26-year-old man, ended up telling detectives that he heard gunfire and realized that he was shot in the leg.

Anyone with information is asked to either contact the Baltimore Police Department Citywide shooting detectives at (410) 396-2221 or reach out to the Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7Lockup.