By CBS Baltimore Staff

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Baltimore Police said a 54-year-old man was shot multiple times after he attempted to disarm a robber in west Baltimore Wednesday morning.

Officers responded at 8:15 a.m. to the 1100 block of West Baltimore Street, where they found the man and transported him to the hospital. His injuries are non-life-threatening, police said.

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Investigators believe the suspect attempted to rob the victim when the man attempted to disarm him. They believe he was shot during the struggle.

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

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Those who wish to remain anonymous can utilize the Metro Crime Stoppers tip-line at 1-866-7LOCK-UP. You can also anonymously text a tip by visiting the MCS of Maryland website.

CBS Baltimore Staff