Police: Man shot during robbery attempt in West Baltimore

Baltimore Police are investigating after a man was shot during a robbery attempt in West Baltimore overnight.

At about 2:15 a.m., police were called to an area hospital where a man who had been shot walked in. There, police found a 27-year-old man suffering from apparent gunshot wounds to the right side of his body.


The victim told officers he was near Ashburton Street and Edmondson Avenue in Mosher when he was approached by two unknown men who attempted to rob him, police said. One of the robbers began shooting at the victim before both fled.

No other details were immediately available.


Citywide shooting detectives are investigating this shooting and ask that anyone with information call 410-396-2221 or Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7LOCKUP.

A 17-year-old boy also walked into a Baltimore hospital with a gunshot wound to his right hip Saturday at about 9:40 a.m. Initially, police said he refused to give information regarding details about how he was shot, but later said the boy was shot in Anne Arundel County.

Police on Saturday also said that a 24-year-old man who was shot Thursday in the 3700 block of 7th St. has died of his injuries.

Police have not publicly identified the victim.