BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Two men were hospitalized Saturday night following a shooting in West Baltimore.

Officers heard gunfire and ran toward the shooting, intervening before anyone else was hurt.

The shooting happened around 7:30 p.m. in the 1600 block of Mountmor Court in the Sandtown-Winchester neighborhood.

That’s when officers, who were on a narcotics call in Gilmor Homes, heard gunfire and ran toward it.

They found an 18-year-old man shot inside a car.

As the suspects fled in a vehicle, a sergeant fired at it. Officials said they don’t believe they struck anyone, although another officer watched that same car drop off a man with cuts to his face from broken glass.

“We do know that there was gunfire and there was gunfire that came from that vehicle because they shot the 18-year-old,” said Detective Nicole Monroe. “And we do know at some point the sergeant that was with the team that engaged that vehicle. So I don’t know whose shell casings or what markers belong to who, all that will be part of the investigation.”

WJZ’s Devin Bartolotta was on the scene where police are investigating the shooting.

The shooting, at North Mount and Presbury outside Gilmor Homes, was just a short distance away from where Freddie Gray was taken into custody in 2014.

A WJZ photographer found a stray bullet hole in a car a short distance from the scene, triggering police to expand the crime scene.

Currently, police said they have two men injured. One shooting victim and another hurt by broken glass that was potentially shot out by police.

Their current condition is unknown.

Police are looking at body worn camera and surveillance video.

The investigation is continuing.

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