A 26-year-old man was shot in the ankle in West Baltimore on Thursday evening, Baltimore Police said Friday.
Officers responded to a reported shooting about 6:57 p.m. in the 1300 block of N. Monroe St., in the Bridgeview Greenlawn neighborhood bordering Sandtown-Winchester, and located a crime scene but no victim, police said.
About 7:40 p.m., they located the wounded man at a local hospital where he’d gone for treatment, police said. They believe the man was shot at the N. Monroe St. scene based on a preliminary investigation, police said.
Police found no witnesses, they said.
Anyone with information is asked to call shooting detectives at 410-396-2221 or Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7-LOCK-UP.
Shootings have been down so far in 2018, compared to last year.
Through Feb. 10, non-fatal shootings were down 46 percent citywide, and total shootings were down 44 percent. Homicides were down 37 percent.