By CBS Baltimore Staff

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Detectives are trying to find the person who shot a man in Morrell Park on Saturday night, according to authorities.

Officers on patrol in Southwest Baltimore were initially sent to the 2400 block of Washington Boulevard to disperse a large fight at 10:43 p.m., police said.

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The officers heard a single gunshot as the crowd dispersed, police said.

Afterward, they found a 31-year-old man suffering from a gunshot wound to the upper body, according to authorities.

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Officers applied a chest seal to the man until medics arrived and took him to a local hospital, police said.

Anyone with information about the shooting should contact Southwestern District detectives at 410-396-2488.

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People who wish to provide anonymous tips can call Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7Lockup.

CBS Baltimore Staff