A shooting in the unit block of Solar Circle left one man injured this evening.

Police received the call for shots fired around 7:42 p.m. When they arrived in the area they found an adult male suffering a gunshot wound to the leg. He was treated at the scene and transported to an area hospital. He is expected to survive his injury.

Police are still investigating the circumstances surrounding the shooting but have preliminary information that the victim and suspect may have been engaged in a verbal argument precipitating the shooting. The suspect fled the area before police were called.

The Baltimore County Police Violent Crimes Unit will continue the investigation into this incident. Anyone with information on this shooting is asked to contact police by calling 410-307-2020.