Baltimore County Police are investigating after a subject was brought to a local hospital with a gunshot wound last night.

Detectives from the Baltimore County Police Violent Crimes Unit are investigating to determine the circumstances surrounding the shooting, believed to have occurred in a field near Kings Mill Apartments and Townhomes in the 1400 block of Hadwick Drive in Essex. The victim suffered a non-life-threatening gunshot wound to a lower extremity.

Police were dispatched to the hospital around 8:17 p.m. Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact police by calling 410-307-2020.