Baltimore County Police are investigating a Wednesday night shooting in Essex that left a man injured.
The initial investigation into this incident has indicated that just after 9:30 p.m., the adult male victim was standing in the 1600 block of Middleborough Road 21221 when the suspect approached him. The suspect displayed a handgun and began firing at him, striking him multiple times in the upper and mid-body.
The victim was transported to an area hospital for treatment of his injuries and is expected to survive.
This incident is under investigation by the Baltimore County Police Violent Crimes Unit. Detectives will be working to determine if this was a targeted crime.
Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call police at 410-307-2020 or Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7LOCKUP.
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