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Photo of David Paul Thomas, charged with manslaughter.The victim from the Dundalk homicide has been identified as Richard William Zenobia, 35, of the 3300-block of North Point Road, 21222. 

The suspect has been identified as David Paul Thomas, 16, of the 2800-block of Henley Avenue, 21001. Thomas has been charged as an adult with one count of manslaughter. He is currently being held at the Baltimore County Detention Center on a denied bail status. His booking photo is posted to the left.


Original Release:

Baltimore County Police are investigating the homicide of a 35-year-old man in the Dundalk area. On January 7 at 6:50 p.m., County police responded to the 3300-block of North Point Road, 21222 for an assault call. When officers arrived they found the 35-year-old victim lying in the back yard of the house, suffering from multiple stab wounds. The man was transported to Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, where he was pronounced deceased just after 9:30 p.m.

Police determined that the man was involved in an argument with his live-in girlfriend. The argument continued into the backyard of the house between the man and his girlfriend’s 16-year-old son. During the fight between the man and his girlfriend’s son, the 16-year-old produced a knife and stabbed the man several times.

The 16-year-old is awaiting a bail hearing at this time. The names of the victim and suspect will be released once the suspect is officially charged with this incident. 

UPDATE (December 14, 2016  7 a.m.):

Baltimore County Police Homicide Detectives have charged a suspect in connection with a fatal stabbing on Eastern Avenue September 1.

Wayne Edward Zeigler Jr (35) of no fixed address has been charged with first-degree murder and is being held without bail at the Baltimore County Detention Center.

Just after 7:30 p.m. September 1, police were called to the 7800 block of Eastern Avenue 21224 for a stabbing. When officers arrived on the scene, they found 18-year-old Gerrod Dominick Greenwood of the 400 block of 52nd St. 21224 and another man near a bus stop suffering from stab wounds to the upper body. Both men were transported to area hospitals for treatment. Greenwood died at the hospital.

The investigation has indicated that two groups had become involved in a fight near the bus stop. During the fight, Zeigler stabbed Greenwood.

The incident remains under investigation by the Baltimore County Police Homicide Unit.​










                Wayne Edward Zeigler Jr

UPDATE (September 2, 2016 11:30 a.m.):

Police have identified the man who died in last night's stabbing in the 7800 block of Eastern Avenue, 21224. The victim is Gerrod Dominick Greenwood, 18, of the 400 block of 52nd St., Baltimore, 21224.

Through investigation, detectives have learned that two other people, not one, were injured in this altercation. A second male victim believed to have been injured in the incident walked in to a local hospital with stab wounds. He is expected to survive.

Police have no suspects at this time. The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information about this case should call BCoPD at 410-307-2020.

Original release:

Just after 7:30 p.m. tonight, Baltimore County Police responded to the intersection of Eastern Avenue at 54th Street for a stabbing. When officers arrived, they found two men near the bus stop on Eastern Avenue. Each of the victims suffered from stab wounds to the upper body.

One man was transported to R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, where he later died of his injuries. The second man was transported to another local hospital. He is expected to survive his injuries.

Police are investigating this homicide but have no further details to release at this time. If anyone has any information on this crime, please call Baltimore County Police at (410) 307-2020. 

Baltimore County Police detectives continue to investigate yesterday's non-fatal double shooting at a Dundalk gas station.

The victims, a 44-year-old man and a 36-year-old woman, were changing a tire in the parking lot of the Exxon station in the 1300 block of Merritt Boulevard when the suspect, possibly male, walked up to them and fired at close range. The suspect fled the area on foot.

The male victim was shot multiple times in the upper body, and the woman was shot once in the lower body. Both were transported by Baltimore County EMS personnel to local hospitals.

The shooting remains under investigation by BCoPD's Violent Crime Unit. Detectives are investigating whether this was a targeted crime.

Revised September 27, 2016