A 30-year-old woman was shot in the head at about 1:48 p.m. Monday afternoon in the 900 block of Patapsco Avenue.
Officers said the woman had obvious signs of trauma in addition to the shooting. The victim was transported to an area hospital.
Anyone with information is asked to contact detectives at 410-396-2221. Those who wish to remain anonymous can call Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7LOCKUP.