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

At 6:40 p.m., police responded to the 400 block of Maple Lane for a report of a shooting. When officers arrived on the scene, they found an adult male victim suffering from a gunshot wound. He was taken to an area hospital for treatment and is expected to survive.

The initial investigation into this incident has indicated that the victim was in an alley when an unknown suspect shot at him, striking him once in the mid-body.

This incident is under investigation by the Baltimore County Police Department Violent Crimes Unit. Detectives will be working to determine if this was a targeted crime.

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

Phone: 1-866-7LOCKUP

Text message: Text "MCS" plus your message to "CRIMES" (274637)

Web tip:

Baltimore County emergency preparedness experts want to help you prepare to get through a disaster.

An emergency preparedness course designed to help citizens get through the first 72 hours following a disaster runs on Thursday nights beginning April 30 and continuing through May 28. The classes run from 7 to 9 p.m.

The course will be held at Dundalk Fire Station #6, 2815 Sollers Point Rd., 21222.

Register online and find more information about the program, called "Neighbors Helping Neighbors." There is no charge.

Neighbors Helping Neighbors is designed and presented by the Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management. The course covers natural and manmade disasters; fire prevention and crime prevention. Participants learn hands-only CPR and basic first aid that can help you help your family and friends before a medic arrives.

UPDATE (December 30):

Douglas Scheufele has been located alive and well in Catonsville. Thank you to everyone who provided us with information and to those who shared his information on social media.

Original release (December 29):

Baltimore County Police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating a 32-year-old man missing from the Dundalk area.

Douglas Scheufele is 6'02", 220 pounds. He was last seen wearing a grey sweatshirt, grey sweatpants and work boots.

Douglas Scheufele was last seen on Thursday, December 18, 2014 at a bus stop at the intersection of Edmondson Avenue and Harlem Lane. He was expected at home in Dundalk, but did not arrive.

Douglas Scheufele requires regular access to medication for a medical condition and may not have access to this medication.

Anyone with information on Douglas Scheufele is asked to call Baltimore County Police at 410-307-2020.

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