BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Police are investigating after a 15-year-old boy was critically injured in a shooting in northwest Baltimore on Thursday night.

Police responded to the 5100 block of Chalgrove Avenue around 7:16 p.m. for a reported shooting.

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When officers arrived, they found the victim suffering from gunshot wounds.

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The victim was transported to an area hospital and is in critical condition.

This is the fifth child shot in Baltimore City in the past week.

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For now, Northwest District shooting detectives are investigating this incident and are asking anyone with information to call (410) 396-2466 or call Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7lockup.

CBS Baltimore Staff