A man was shot in the thigh in West Baltimore Wednesday afternoon, police said.
The victim was approached in the 1300 block of Laurens St. in the city's Sandtown-Winchester neighborhood by an unknown suspect, who shot him with a handgun and left, police said. No motive was identified.
Officers dispatched just after 3 p.m. found the man with a gunshot wound in his rear thigh area, police said. The shooting appeared to have occurred outside the Capitol Cake Company, and delivery men worked around police tape to make a dropoff at a corner convenience store. Two people have been fatally shot in the block in the past 18 months.
Western district detectives are investigating. Anyone with information may call 410-396-2477.