Gunfire erupted on a Hagerstown street for the second time in four days Tuesday, sending a local man to the hospital for treatment of wounds.
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The Tuesday shooting occurred in the 100 block of West Bethel Street at 12:10 a.m.
The victim, Clarence Crudup, 26, of 106B Bethel St., was shot several times in the leg and buttocks as he walked along the sidewalk near the parking lot of his apartment, according to Hagerstown City Police.
Crudup was taken to Washington County Hospital, where he was listed in satisfactory condition Tuesday evening, a hospital spokeswoman said.
"We got a description of the assailant from the victim and witnesses," Lt. Gary Spielman said.
The gunman ran east on Bethel Street.
The description was of a black man about 6 feet tall and wearing a black puffy coat and a black ski mask, police said.