By CBS Baltimore Staff

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Police are investigating after a man was shot in the back in West Baltimore Tuesday evening.

Officers responded to the 3500 block of Manchester ave just before 7 p.m. for a reported shooting. There, they found a 61-year-old man suffering from a gunshot wound. He was taken to an area hospital in stable condition.

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Anyone with information is urged to contact Northwest District Shooting detectives, at 410-396-2466. Those who wish to remain anonymous can utilize the Metro Crime Stoppers tip line, at 1-866-7LOCK-UP.

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You can also submit an anonymous online text tip to Metro Crime Stoppers by visiting the

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CBS Baltimore Staff