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A homeowner was shot multiple times in the upper body after investigating a knock at his back door Monday evening.

Police responded to the 7900 block of Eastdale Road in Dundalk at approximately 8:20 p.m. after receiving a call for a shooting. The victim, a 35-year-old man, told police that he was shot by an unknown assailant after hearing a knock at his back door and seeing an unknown subject outside the door.

The suspect fled the scene and remains outstanding at this time.

The victim was transported to an area hospital and is expected to survive his injuries.

Baltimore County Violent Crimes Unit continues to investigate this crime.

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UPDATE (September 12, 2016  2:54 p.m.):

Detectives have determined a good address for Erika Shaffner.

The Baltimore County Police Department thanks everyone who shared her information.

Original release (September 3, 2016  11:12 p.m.):

Baltimore County Police are asking for the public's help in locating a woman from the Dundalk area.

Erika Nicole Shaffner, 28, of the 1800 block of East Avenue, 21222, has not contacted family since August 25, 2016. She is described as a white female, 28 years old, 5’4”, 110 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes.

Family is concerned for her safety and is asking anyone who has information as to the whereabouts of Erika Nicole Shaffner, to please call the Baltimore County Police at (410) 307-2020. 

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. 


Revised September 27, 2016