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Date: Jun 19, 2014
At 4:42 p.m. Wednesday afternoon, Baltimore County Police and Fire personnel responded to an apartment in the 8400 block of Loch Raven Boulevard 21286 for a report of a shooting. Upon arriving at the scene, officers found an adult male suffering from a single gunshot wound to the lower body.
Police do not believe this incident to be a random act.
The male was transported to a local hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.
This incident is being investigated by the Baltimore County Police Violent Crimes Unit.
Further information will be released as it becomes available.
Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call Baltimore County Police at 410-307-2020 or 1-866-7LOCKUP.
Callers to Metro Crime Stoppers
If your tip to the Metro Crime Stoppers hotline leads to the arrest and/or indictment of a suspect, for a felony crime, you may be eligible for a cash reward of up to $2,000 from Metro Crime Stoppers.
If you have information on the above crime/suspect please call, text, or e-mail: Metro Crime Stoppers hotline available 24-hours a day toll free.
Text message: Text "MCS" plus your message to "CRIMES" (274637)

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At 1:37 a.m. Thursday morning, Baltimore County Fire and Police personnel responded to the Monkton United Methodist Church in the 16500 block of Garfield Avenue 21111 for a building fire. A caller into 911 stated that lightning had struck the steeple and the steeple was on fire.

When firefighters arrived on the scene, they found the steeple to the church on fire. The fire was placed under control at 4:01 a.m..

There were no civilians, fire department personnel, or police department personnel injured and there were no persons displaced.

A total of 19 pieces of fire equipment were dispatched to the scene.

Just after 1 a.m. this morning, Baltimore County fire and police personnel responded to a home in the Unit block of Bogby Court 21220 for a dwelling fire. When firefighters arrived at the scene, they observed fire coming from the roof of the home.

The homeowner told police that he had been woken up when lightning struck the home.

The roof of the home collapsed during the fire, and there was some damage to adjacent homes. The fire was placed under control at 2:34 a.m..

There were no injuries to civilians, fire department personnel, or police department personnel. The fire displaced four people.

There were 13 pieces of Baltimore County Fire Department equipment dispatched to this incident.

Revised June 27, 2017