The Baltimore Police Department is investigating a non-fatal shooting in the early morning hours on Jan. 21.
According to a news release, patrol officers were called to the 1200 block of Woodbourne Avenue at approximately 3:50 a.m. for reports of shots being fired, where they found a 26-year-old man suffering from an apparent gunshot to the leg.
Medics took the victim to an area hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
A preliminary investigation revealed that the victim was walking on Woodbourne Avenue when two unidentified individuals approached the victim and attempted to rob him but the victim began fleeing when he heard a pop and realized he was shot.
Northeast District Shooting detectives responded to the scene and assumed control over the investigation. Anyone with information is urged to contact Northeast District Shooting detectives at 410-396-2444.
Those who wish to remain anonymous can utilize the Metro Crime Stoppers tip-line at 1-866-7LOCK-UP. You can also anonymously text a tip by visiting the MCS of Maryland website.