Baltimore Trauma Surgeon Shot in Attempted Carjacking

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BALTIMORE, MD – A John Hopkins Bayview Medical Center surgeon was shot during an attempted carjacking in Baltimore Friday morning. Police said Dr. Madju Sunramanian, 38 was on his way to work at around 7 am when he was the victim of a carjacking on East 36th Street in Northeast Baltimore.

Today, the hospital confirmed the doctor was the victim of a shooting reported by the Baltimore Police.

“With his permission, we can share that Dr. Madhu Subramanian, a trauma and acute care surgeon, was on his way to work at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center when the incident occurred near the 3600 block of Loch Raven Boulevard,” Johns Hopkins Medicine CEO Paul Rothman and Johns Hopkins Health System President Kevin Sowers wrote, according to the paper. “Thankfully, Dr. Subramanian was not seriously injured and has been treated and released.”

Baltimore Police said, “At approximately 7:04 a.m., officers were dispatched to the intersection of Loch Raven Boulevard and East 33rd Street to investigate a reported shooting. When officers arrived in the area, they located a 38-year-old male suffering from a gunshot wound in the 1200 block of East 36th Street.”

Dr. Sunramanian was transported to an area hospital by ambulance. Northeast district shooting detectives responded and have assumed control of the investigation.