BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A 21-year-old man is in critical condition after he was shot in west Baltimore, police say.

Officers were called to the 100 block of North Payson Street to investigate a reported shooting at around 9:35 p.m.

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They found a 21-year-old suffering from gunshot wounds. The victim was taken to an area hospital in critical condition.

Due to the severity of the victim’s injuries Western District Shooting detectives and Homicide detectives responded and assumed control over the investigation.

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Anyone with information is urged to contact Western District detectives, at 410-396-2477.

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.

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Four people were shot, one fatally throughout Baltimore in separate shootings going into the afternoon, and another man died from a shooting that happened later Tuesday into the evening.

CBS Baltimore Staff