BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A 35-year-old man is in serious, but stable condition at an area hospital after he was shot in the back Sunday night in northeast Baltimore.
Officers responded to the 5200 block of Parkside Drive for a shooting around 10:19 p.m. There, they found the 35-year-old wounded. He was shot in the lower back.READ MORE: Local DJ Brings Back Toy Drive After Hugely Successful Lockdown Dance Parties
The victim was taken to an area hospital for treatment.READ MORE: University Of Maryland, Men's Basketball Coach Mark Turgeon Mutually Agree To Part Ways, School Says
He told police he was walking in the 5200 block of Parkside Drive when he was approached by two men who tried to rob him. He ran from the suspects, but was shot.MORE NEWS: Jury Watches Interrogation Video In Murder Trial For Keith Smith, Who Blamed Panhandler For Wife's Death
Detectives are asking anyone with information about this incident to call (410) 396-2444 or call Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7lockup.