Crime, Emergency Response

Police investigating overnight shooting in Essex

shooting-news-graphicPolice in Baltimore County are investigating a shooting that occurred in Essex overnight.

Detectives were able to determine that the shooting took place in the 1300-block of Sugarwood Circle (21221) after the victim walked into MedStar Franklin Square Hospital suffering from a gunshot wound.

Officers initially responded to a 911 call for shots fired at about 12:45 a.m. on Tuesday.  Police then went to the hospital after the victim, a 23-year-old man suffering from at least one gunshot wound to the lower body, arrived at the emergency room at just before 1 a.m.

Detectives connected the two calls, and are still investigating to determine the circumstances surrounding the shooting.

Anyone with information regarding this shooting is asked to contact police at 410-307-2020. Callers may remain anonymous.

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Metro Crime Stoppers is also offering a reward for information on this shooting.

Anonymous tips can be sent by phone, online or via the mobile app.

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Web tip: www.metrocrimestoppers.org

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