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Man shot in the hand in Brooklyn, ran into store for help

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Posted at 6:16 PM, Dec 07, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-07 18:16:45-05

BALTIMORE — Baltimore Police are investigating a shooting that left a man injured on the south side.

At 3:07 p.m. officers were called to the unit block of Talbot Road in Brooklyn after a “Shot Spotter” alert detected gunfire.

According to the department, officers found a 26 year-old man near the intersection of Washburn Avenue and Potee Steert.

It was reported that he suffered from a gunshot wound to the hand and ran to a nearby business for assistance.

Officials said, he ran inside of a local Family Dollar store to get help.

He was taken to the hospital by ambulance.

Southern District Shooting detectives responded and assumed control over the investigation.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Southern District detectives, at 410-396-2499.

Those who wish to remain anonymous can utilize the Metro Crime Stoppers tip line, at 1-866-7LOCKUP. You can also submit an online text tip to Metro Crime