Northeast District Detectives Launch Investigation into Robbery Turned Shooting

On March 13, at approximately noon, officers with the Baltimore Police Department (BPD) were dispatched to an area hospital to investigate a walk-in shooting victim seeking treatment.

Upon arriving, officers observed a 16-year-old male being treated for a non-life-threatening gunshot wound to the hand.

Preliminary investigation revealed the victim was in the 5000 block of E. Preston Street when he was shot as a result of an attempted robbery.

Northeast District shooting detectives were notified and assumed control of the investigation.

Anyone with information is urged to contact detectives at 410-396-2444.

Those who wish to remain anonymous may utilize the Metro Crime Stoppers tip line at 1-866-7LOCKUP or text tip to Metro Crime Stoppers by visiting the MCS website.

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