UPDATE (May 19, 2016, 5:10 p.m.)
The suspect in this shooting, Erwin J. Acree, 29, of the 400 block of South Chapel Gate Lane 21229, died Wednesday at the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center of injuries sustained when he shot himself in a barricade in the unit block of North Woodington in Baltimore City.
UPDATE (May 18, 2016 3:54 p.m.):
The Baltimore County Police Department has obtained an arrest warrant for the suspect in last night’s shooting near Franklin Square Hospital.
Erwin J Acree (29) of the 400 block of South Chapel Gate Lane 21229 is charged in the arrest warrant with attempted first-degree murder, first-degree assault, and other related charges.
Detectives identified Acree, the victim’s ex-boyfriend, as the suspect in this case. When police went to a location in the Unit block of North Woodington in Baltimore City, Acree refused to come out resulting in a barricade situation. Acree later shot himself and was transported to an area hospital for treatment.
The incident remains under investigation by the Baltimore County Police Violent Crimes Unit.
Original release (May 18, 2016 7:25 a.m.):
Baltimore County Police are investigating a shooting that occurred in the 9000-block of Franklin Square Drive, 21237.
On Tuesday, May 17, 2016 at 11:30 p.m., County police received a call for a shooting across the street from a bus stop. When officers arrived, they found an adult woman suffering from multiple gunshot wounds to the upper body. The woman was transported to a local hospital for treatment. Her current condition is unknown at this time.
Police are withholding her name in order to protect her safety. Police learned that Franklin Square Hospital was placed on a "lock-down" for about one hour for precautionary measures. Investigators believe that the victim was targeted but cannot confirm any suspect details or motive in the shooting. Police believed that there is not an on-going threat to the safety of the hospital or the community at this time.
Further information will be provided as details are confirmed with investigators.