Detectives from the Baltimore County Police Violent Crimes Unit are investigating a shooting that injured a 4-year-old boy this afternoon.

The shooting happened inside a home in the unit block of Cartwright Court in Rosedale around 2 p.m. The child was struck at least once in the lower portion of his body and was taken to an area hospital for treatment. He is expected to survive his wounds. 

Police have confirmed that two adults were home at the time of the shooting. Now detectives are tasked with determining the circumstances surrounding the shooting.