UPDATE (July 12, 2016 8:56 a.m.):
Detectives with the Baltimore County Police Violent Crimes Unit have charged a suspect in connection with a July 6 assault in Dundalk that left a man seriously injured.
Shane Michael Williams (24) of the 8100 block of Dundalk Avenue 21222 has been charged with attempted first-degree murder, first-degree assault, and second-degree assault. He is being held without bail at the Baltimore County Detention Center.
Just before 3:30 a.m. July 6, police responded to the 3600 block of North Point Road 21222 for an urgent welfare check. When officers arrived, they found a 20-year-old man lying next to the roadway suffering from traumatic injuries. He was taken to an area hospital where he is still receiving treatment. His current condition is unknown.
The investigation led detectives to identify Williams as the suspect responsible for the assault. Williams and the victim knew of each other but the exact cause of the assault remains unknown.
This incident remains under investigation by the Baltimore County Police Violent Crimes Unit.
Booking Photograph of Shane Michael Williams
Original release (July 7, 2016 10:11 a.m.):
Baltimore County Police are investigating after a man was found seriously injured along North Point Road in Dundalk early yesterday morning.
Just before 3:30 a.m. Wednesday morning, police responded to the 3600 block of North Point Road 21222 for an urgent welfare check. When officers arrived, they found a 20-year-old man lying next to the roadway suffering from traumatic injuries. He was taken to an area hospital for treatment.
Detectives have not been able to interview the man yet due to the severity of his injuries. They believe that the man was assaulted.
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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