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UPDATED: Police Investigate Shooting in the Area of Salisbury Middle School

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SALISBURY, Md. – Police are searching for a suspect involved in a shooting near Salisbury Middle School that left one man injured Monday evening.

Salisbury Police say officers responded to the 900 block of Price Road for a reported shooting around 7:10 p.m. A joint investigation between the Police Department and the Wicomico County Sheriff's Office revealed the victim indicated he had been shot in the leg but was uncertain of the chain of events.

According to detectives, the victim said he was walking north through the Lake Street playground toward Booth Street when he heard gunshots and began running toward Collins Street. That's when he was shot one time in the leg, the victim told investigators.

The victim was transported from Price Street to Peninsula Regional Medical Center, where he was subsequently treated and released.

Salisbury Police are asking for the public's help in providing additional information and identifying witnesses who were in the area of the Lake Street playground and the neighborhoods to the north of Booth Street during the time of the incident.

"We have extra patrol checks in that area as well throughout the day tonight, and throughout the next couple days. so does the Sheriffs Office as well. We have several leads that were following up on at this time to try to figure out what happened," said Captain Kaiser.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Salisbury Police Department Criminal Investigation Division (410) 548-3113, or Crime Solvers (410) 548-1776.
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