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Three masked men rob and shoot 20-year-old in Baltimore

ShotSpotter alerted officers to shooting
Posted at 12:35 PM, Dec 02, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-02 12:38:59-05

Baltimore Police are investigating an armed robbery involving three masked men shooting and injuring a 20-year-old in Baltimore early Sunday morning.

Officers were first alerted of the incident on the 3300 block of Cardenas by the city's ShotSpotter system.  At the scene, officers searched the area and found the 20-year-old man shot in his arm in the 2700 block of Mayfield.

Police say the man was transported to an area hospital for treatment.

Investigators discovered that the man was sitting in his 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee when three masked men approached him with handguns and announced a robbery.

The three men stole the man's items and ordered him out of his car. They then shot him in the arm before fleeing the scene in his Jeep.

Citywide Shooting detectives are asking anyone with information to contact them at 410-396-2221 or Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7lockup.