Police say that just before 1 am this morning they responded to a wooded area near Ebbing Court in Essex and found a 21 year old male suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. As we initially reported, the victim was transported by helicopter to shock trauma. Police say that due to his current condition they have been unable to interview him about the circumstances of the shooting. The Baltimore County Police Department’s Violent Crimes Unit is currently investigating whether or not it was a targeted crime. Residents who live nearby reported hearing at least 6 gunshots prior to the police response. No further details on the victims condition were released.