By CBS Baltimore Staff

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A man shot in the head and body had to flag down a Baltimore Police patrol officer on Greenmount Avenue early Wednesday morning, police said.

The 31-year-old man is hospitalized in critical condition.

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Police said a patrol officer was approached by the man around 5:17 a.m. He was transported to the hospital where he is now in critical but stable condition.

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The victim was able to tell the officer he was in the 2400 block of Brentwood Avenue when he was shot, police said.

No further details are available on the circumstances of the shooting. Anyone with information about this shooting is asked to call detectives at (410) 396-2433.

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Anyone wishing to remain anonymous can call Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7lockup.

CBS Baltimore Staff