BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Police are investigating after a 13-year-old was shot in the neck in southwest Baltimore on Thursday afternoon.

Police were called to an area hospital around 4:18 p.m. for a report of a walk-in shooting victim.

When officers arrived, they found a 13-year-old boy suffering from a gunshot wound to the neck.

The victim is currently listed in stable but critical condition, according to police.

Preliminarily investigation revealed that the victim was a passenger in a vehicle traveling in the 100 block of South Morley Street when an unidentified male suspect fired a shot into the vehicle, hitting the victim in the neck.

Southwest District detectives are asking anyone with information to contact them at 410-396-2488 or Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7Lockup.


CBS Baltimore Staff