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Man shot during attempted robbery in Overlea

Baltimore County Police investigate Saturday morning shooting
Posted at 1:53 PM, Jul 07, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-08 10:37:31-04

OVERLEA, Md. — Baltimore County Police are investigating a shooting during an attempt robbery in Overlea.

The department said officers were called to the 4800 block of Hazelwood Avenue just before midnight. There, they found a 27-year-old man suffering a gunshot wound to the lower body during an attempted street robbery.

Police said, the victim fought back and the suspects fled the scene.

The victim was taken to an area hospital for treatment and is expected to survive his wounds.

Police ask anyone with information is asked to contact detectives by calling 410-307-2020. Callers may also be eligible for a reward when submitting tips through Metro Crime Stoppers. Callers may remain anonymous.