ESSEX, Md. (WJZ) — Baltimore County police responded to a report of a shooting Tuesday night in Essex.

Officers reported to the Back River Neck Road area near Torhat Court around 9:45 p.m. for a shooting where they found a 34-year-old man with a gunshot wound to his upper body.

The man was taken to a local hospital where he is expected to survive.

Violent Crimes Unit is investigating the incident, no further information has been released at this time.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call 911 or Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7lockup.

This story is developing. Follow @WJZ on Twitter and like WJZ-TV | CBS Baltimore on Facebook