ESSEX, MD – Police have released additional details surrounding an early morning shooting in Essex. Read our original story on this incident here.
At just before 1:30 a.m. on Saturday, June 22, officers responded to the 900-block of Ashbridge Drive (21221) for a report of a shooting.
Police arrived at the event and located a male victim who had sustained a gunshot wound to the upper body.
The victim told police that he was exercising around the neighborhood when he was approached by a suspect who threatened him with a gun and told him to get on the ground.
The victim refused and walked away from the suspect.
The suspect then shot the victim and fled the scene.
The victim, a 32-year-old man, was taken to a local hospital for treatment and is expected to survive his injuries.
Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call police at 410-307-2020.