Baltimore County police said a man was shot in the leg on Monday near the city-county line.

Police responded to the emergency call at 4:07 p.m. in the 900 block of Leeds Ave. and took the man to an area hospital, Baltimore County Lt. Robert McCullough said in a news release. Detectives from the county's Violent Crimes unit are investigating.

Further details weren't immediately available, and McCullough urged anyone with any information about the shooting to call police at 410-307-2020.

mary.mccauley@baltsun.com