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Man, 18, shot in hand, chest in West Baltimore

Baltimore police are investigating the shooting of an 18-year-old man Friday night in the Harlem Park neighborhood of West Baltimore.

The victim walked into University of Maryland Medical Center about 8 p.m. suffering from a gunshot wound to the chest and hand, according to a police statement. He told detectives that he was shot while in the 1000 block of Bennett Place.

No further details, including the identity of the victim, were immediately available.

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