Man shot in the face in South Baltimore

BALTIMORE - A man is recovering in the hospital after being shot in the face early Wednesday afternoon in South Baltimore.

According to Baltimore police, officers were called to the 600 block of East Patapsco Ave. for reports of a shooting around noon.

Police said they found a 36-year-old man suffering from a gunshot wound to his face.

The victim told investigators that he was walking in the 800 block of East Patapsco Ave. when a man attempted to rob him.

During the course of the robbery, the suspect shot the man and ran from the scene, police said.

The victim was transported to a local hospital where he is being treated.

Anyone with information is urged to call detectives at 410-396-2499.

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