Baltimore County Police are investigating an early morning shooting in Middle River.

The victim, 21, was shot once in the upper body as he was walking on Midego Drive near Banca Place around 2 a.m. Witnesses heard the shooting and found the victim lying on the ground suffering a gunshot wound to the upper body. He was transported to an area hospital and is expected to survive. The suspect(s) fled the scene prior to police arrival.

Detectives from the Baltimore County Police Violent Crimes Unit continue to investigate the circumstances surrounding the shooting. Anyone who may have seen or heard anything around the time of the shooting is asked to contact police by calling 410-307-2020. Callers may remain anonymous.

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