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Baltimore County Police investigate Saturday afternoon shooting

Posted at 7:12 PM, May 05, 2018
and last updated 2018-05-05 19:12:37-04

Baltimore County Police are investigating an incident that took place Saturday afternoon.

Police were called for a shooting in the Essex area at around 3 p.m. When they arrived, investigators found out that a man had been involved in an encounter with another individual around Stemmers Run Road and North Marlyn Avenue. Sometime after that encounter, the victim suffered a gunshot wound to his lower extremity.

He was transported to a local hospital and is currently in good condition. However, at the moment, police believe that the victim was targeted.

Detectives of the Baltimore County Police Department’s Violent Crimes Unit are continuing to investigate, so, if you have any additional information regarding this incident, please contact police immediately at (410) 307-2020.