BROOKLYN PARK, MD. (WJZ) — Police are searching for two suspects after a 17-year-old was shot outside a store in Brooklyn Park Monday night.
Officers responded for a shooting at the Shop Express found at 714 Church Street in Brooklyn Park. A 17-year-old boy was leaving the store and was followed around the corner by two suspects.READ MORE: Agustin Arellano-Ayon Killed In Head-On Crash In Frederick, Police Say
The victim then came back into the shop with a gunshot wound to his upper body. He was taken to an area hospital in critical condition.READ MORE: Stimulus Check Latest: Is A Fourth Relief Payment Coming?
Officers spoke with witnesses who said they heard a gunshot and saw two suspects flee the area immediately after the shooting happened.
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Northern District detectives are investigating and ask anyone with information to contact 410-222-6135 or the TipLine at 410-222-4700.