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Man injured in Essex shooting

Baltimore County police are investigating an incident in which an unknown assailant shot a man in the leg Friday night.

The shooting took place in the area of Landmark Court and Hopkins Creek Lane in Essex, according to a statement released by police.

Officers dispatched to the scene shortly before 9 p.m. found the victim with at least one gunshot wound to the leg. Police said they have no information on a suspect or a motive.

The victim is being treated at a local hospital for non-life threatening injuries. Police ask anyone with information to call 410-307-2020.

jonathan.pitts@baltsun.com

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