Driver strikes a tree after being shot during attempted robbery in Baltimore County
BALTIMORE COUNTY, MD (WBFF) Baltimore County Police say that a driver was shot during an attempted robbery in Rosedale, early Saturday morning.
According to authorities, around 4:30 a.m., officers responded to the 6000 block of Marquette Road, for a crash after a vehicle struck a tree. Officers found evidence of a crash but no vehicle.
A short time later, city police officers were called to a home for a man in a vehicle suffering from a gunshot wound to the lower body. He was transported to an area hospital, where he is being treated for a non life threatening injury.
Police later determined that an adult male victim was the driver of a sedan service who picked up a fare in Baltimore City. The victim then reportedly transported two men, the suspects, to the 6000 block of Marquette Road.
Once there, police say, the suspects tried to arm rob the victim. A struggle began and the victim was shot. The suspects then ran away from the scene. The victim got back into his vehicle and tried to drive away, but he struck a tree first, then drove to a home in Baltimore City, where a known resident called 911.
Anyone with information about this crime or these suspects is asked to call police at 410-307-2020. The Baltimore County Police Violent Crimes Unit is continuing to investigate.