Detectives with the Baltimore County Police Department responded to the Unit Block of S. Marlyn Avenue, in Essex at approximately 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday for a report of an injured person.
When officers arrived at the scene, they located an adult male subject suffering from an apparent gunshot wound.
The victim has been transported to an area hospital with life-threatening injuries. Detectives are currently investigating the circumstances surrounding this incident.
Motorists are being asked to find an alternate route due to a road closure. along S. Marlyn Ave. between Virginia and Eastern Avenues.