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.

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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.

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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.

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