Police are attempting to determine the circumstances surrounding a shooting that occurred on Whitby Road in the White Marsh Precinct last night.

Officers responded to the area of Whitby Road near Van Dyke Road after the victim knocked on a resident's door asking for help. The victim, a 23-year-old man, advised that he was walking along Whitby Road around 9:45 p.m. when he heard gunshots, then realized he’d been struck.

The victim was transported to an area hospital with at least one gunshot wound to the lower body and is expected to survive his injuries.

Police are asking anyone who may have heard gunshots or seen anything out of the ordinary to call 410-307-2020.

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