SALISBURY, Md. - A 33-year-old man was shot in Salisbury Saturday morning and left with critical injuries. An investigation is now underway.
At approximately 12:52 a.m., Salisbury Police Officers and detectives responded to 821 West Main Street to investigate a reported shooting.
When they arrived, officers found the victim, who was then transported to Peninsula Regional Medical Center by Salisbury EMS. The victim was unable to be interviewed at the time.
Further investigation has revealed that the 33-year-old sustained a potentially life-threatening gunshot wound to the abdomen. The victim is now in critical, but stable condition.
Reports indicate that the victim and suspect had a brief conversation when the suspect produced a handgun, firing one singular shot at the victim. The suspect then fled the scene and has not yet been found by police.
The suspect is described as a black male, approximately 6'00, wearing a light colored denim jacket and pants.
Detectives are working to identify the suspect involved in the incident. Anyone with any information is encouraged to call the Salisbury Police Department Criminal Investigation Division (410) 548-3113 or Crime Solvers (410) 548-1776.
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