ESSEX, MD—Authorities are investigating a Tuesday afternoon shooting in Essex.
At just after 4:30 p.m., police received a call for a shooting in the 100-block of Back River Neck Road (21221).
When officers arrived at the scene, they were unable to locate any victims.
A short time later, police received information that a 17-year-old male sought treatment at a local hospital for a gunshot wound to the upper body.
Investigators then determined that the 17-year-old was the victim of the shooting on Back River Neck Road.
The juvenile is expected to survive his injuries.
No additional information or suspect information is available at this time.