Baltimore police: 22-year-old suffers gunshot wound in Coppin Heights on Friday

Baltimore police are investigating the shooting of a 22-year-old man who they found suffering from a gunshot wound Friday evening.

Police said officers from the Western District responded to a call in the 1700 block of Ashburton Street, in the Coppin Heights neighborhood at about 6:55 p.m.

They found the man with wounds in his chest. He was taken an area hospital and was in critical condition when he was transported from the scene. By Monday the man was in stable condition, according to police.

Police did not immediately release his identity.

Anyone with information may contact homicide detectives at 410-396-2100 or Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7lockup.

Baltimore Sun reporters Justin Fenton and Sarah Meehan contributed to this story.

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UPDATES:

Oct. 29, 4:55 p.m.: This article has been updated with new details about the victim’s condition. Baltimore Police initially said the victim had died, but he is still in critical condition.

This article was originally published at 8 p.m. Oct. 26.

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