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Man will survive after being shot while exercising in Essex

Posted at 7:43 PM, Jun 22, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-24 16:20:29-04

ESSEX, Md. — A man suffered non-life-threatening injuries after being shot while exercising early Saturday morning.

Just before 1:30 a.m., Baltimore County Police arrived to the 900 block of Ashbridge Drive for a report of a shooting. When officers arrived, they located the victim, a 32-year-old man, who was suffering from a gunshot wound to his upper body.

According to the victim, he was exercising around the neighborhood when he was approached by a suspect that threatened him with a gun and told him to get on the ground.

The victim refused and walked away. The suspect then shot the victim and fled. The victim was taken to a local hospital and is expected to survive his injuries.

The Violent Crimes Unit is investigating this cause, so if anyone has any information on this shooting, please call Baltimore County Police at (410) 307-2020.