BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A 16-year-old boy was shot while he was inside of a store on Pennsylvania Avenue on Tuesday, according to authorities.
Officers learned of the shooting around 5:25 p.m. when the gunshot victim flagged them down in the 1800 block of Pennsylvania, police said.READ MORE: Maryland Gas Tax Hikes 7 Cents Friday, Gov. Hogan Calls For Another Tax Holiday
The teen told the officers that he was inside of a carryout restaurant when someone fired a gun outside of the restaurant, according to authorities.
A bullet came flying through the restaurant window, striking him in the left forearm. The unexpected injury prompted the teen to run away, police said.READ MORE: Gun Spotted In Driver's Car Before Baltimore Officer Dragged, Court Documents Say
He was taken to a local hospital to receive treatment for his injuries, according to authorities.
Detectives detailed to the Baltimore Police Department’s Central District are investigating the shooting.
Anyone with information should call 410-396-2477 or contact Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7lockup.MORE NEWS: Ex-Baltimore Fiscal Chief Pleads Not Guilty To Fraud, Identity Theft Charges