BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Police are investigating after a man was injured in a shooting in south Baltimore on Friday night.

An officer heard gunfire in the area she was patrolling shortly before 11:30 p.m.

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After searching the area, the officer found a 34-year-old man suffering from a gunshot wound to the leg in the rear alley of the 800 block of Carroll Street.

The victim was taken to an area hospital for treatment.

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Southern District detectives responded and assumed control over the investigation.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Southern District detectives, at 410-396-2499.

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Those who wish to remain anonymous can utilize the Metro Crime Stoppers tip line, at 1-866-7LOCKUP. You can also submit an anonymous online text-tip to Metro Crime Stoppers by visiting the MCS website.

CBS Baltimore Staff