BALTIMORE (WJZ) — One man is dead and another injured in an overnight shooting in Essex.
At about 1:05 a.m. a man answered a knock at his door. He was immediately shot at least one time in the upper body. During the shooting a second person in the home, who was standing behind him, was also shot at least once in the lower body.READ MORE: $18,000 Reward Offered For Tips In Murder Of Baltimore Police Lieutenant's Spouse
Police and medics were called to the scene where the 19-year-old victim died. The second victim was taken to an area hospital where he is being treated and is expected to survive.
The suspect immediately fled the scene.READ MORE: Weather Alert Day For Friday And Saturday Due To Snow Potential
The Baltimore County Police Homicide Unit will continue to investigate this crime.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Baltimore County Police Department at 410-307-2020.MORE NEWS: Baltimore Public Markets Announces Series Of Black History Month Events