Man shot in chest at Northwest playground

A man was critically injured when he was shot in the chest at a playground near the intersection of Park Heights and W. Garrison avenues in Northwest Baltimore Wednesday night.

Because of the severity of his injuries, homicide detectives were called to the scene in the 3900 block of Park Heights Ave. shortly after district police arrived at about 9:45 p.m. Authorities did not provide any information on a suspect or motive, but asked the public to call 410-396-2100 with any tips.

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