UPDATE 2: A suspect has been arrested and identified – click here for details.
UPDATE: The initial statement from the Baltimore County Police Department stated that the incident took place in Overlea. Upon further investigation, we have updated the article to clarify that the incident took place near Overlea.
Original story below…
OVERLEA, MD – Police say a man was shot during an overnight robbery attempt near Overlea.
Officers responded to the 4800-block of Hazelwood Avenue (21206) at just before midnight on Saturday, July 6, after a 27-year-old man suffered a gunshot wound to the lower body during an attempted street robbery.
Police say the victim fought back and the suspects then fled the scene.
The shooting victim was taken to an area hospital for treatment and is expected to survive his wounds.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call detectives at 410-307-2020.