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Keyword: 21030

Original release (December 17, 2015  11:34 a.m.):

At 6:47 a.m. this morning, Baltimore County Police and Fire personnel responded to York Road and Industry Lane 21030 for a serious crash involving a pedestrian.

The preliminary investigation into the crash has indicated that an adult male pedestrian was crossing York Road from east to west in the area of Industry Lane. As he crossed the street, he was struck by a Ford Escape that had been traveling north-bound on York Road.

The vehicle remained at the scene.

The pedestrian was declared deceased at the scene. He has been identified as 67-year-old Behrooz Yazdanian of the Unit block of Quiet Stream Court 21093.

York Road was closed in both directions between Industry Lane and Warren Road while the preliminary investigation was conducted. The road was reopened at approximately 11:18 a.m.

This crash remains under investigation by the Baltimore County Police Crash Team.

Original release (October 20, 2015  9:23 a.m.):

A Monday night shooting in Cockeysville has left a man injured.

At 8:45 p.m., police were called to the Oregon Ridge Nature Center for a subject that had been shot.

The adult male victim told police that he had gone to the closed swim area at Oregon Ridge Park to hang out with three males. While they were there, one of the males shot him once in the upper body. He then ran into the woods and eventually made it to the Nature Center.

The victim was transported to an area hospital for treatment and is expected to survive.

This incident is under investigation by the Baltimore County Police Violent Crimes Unit.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call police at 410-307-2020 or Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7LOCKUP.

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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.

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Phone: 1-866-7LOCKUP

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UPDATE (August 27  11:02 a.m.):

Baltimore County Fire Department officials have determined that the incident was caused by the misuse of household cleaners that caused an irritating odor and non-life threatening symptoms.

Baltimore County Fire Department units have begun to clear the scene and residents are being allowed back into the building.

Approximately 19 pieces of Baltimore County Fire Department equipment were assigned to the incident.

Original release (August 27  10:07 a.m.):

The Baltimore County Fire Department is on the scene at a Cockeysville apartment building investigating a strange odor.

Units responded to an apartment building in the Unit Block of Snowdrift Court 21030 just before 7:30 a.m. this morning after someone smelled a strange odor in a hallway.

Approximately 15 people have been evacuated from the building and evaluated by medical personnel. No one has been transported to the hospital.

The Baltimore County Fire Department Hazardous Materials Team is at the scene as fire officials continue to investigate the cause of the odor.

Further information will be released as it becomes available.

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