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Keyword: first degree assault

UPDATE (March 28, 2016  10:26 a.m.):

The Baltimore County Police Department has identified the suspect in a Saturday night shooting in Dundalk as 30-year-old Erica Nicole Shifflett of the 7300 block of School Avenue 21222. Shifflett has been charged with attempted first-degree murder, first-degree assault, and related charges. She is being held without bail at the Baltimore County Detention Center.
 
Just after 7 p.m. on Saturday, police responded to the 7300 block of School Avenue 21222 for a shooting. The investigation has indicated that Shifflett was trying to take her 7-year-old son from the location and became involved in an argument with her 31-year-old husband. When the husband went to take the son inside, Shifflett pulled out a gun and fired, injuring the husband and their son.
 
Family members took Shifflett to the ground and held her until police arrived.
 
The victims were taken to an area hospital for treatment and are expected to survive.
 
This incident remains under investigation by the Baltimore county Police Department Violent Crimes Unit.
     

Booking photograph of Erica Nicole Shifflett

Original release (March 26, 2016  9:07 p.m.):

A man and his son were hospitalized tonight after being shot by the wife/mother. 
 
Police were dispatched to the 7300 block of School Avenue in Dundalk at approximately 7:05 p.m. for a call of a shooting. 
 
According to police, the 30-year-old female suspect had responded to the residence to take their 7-year-old son, at which time she and her 31-year-old husband became engaged in a verbal custody dispute in front of the home. The husband began to take their son inside the home when the wife pulled out a gun and fired, striking her husband in the upper body area and her son in the lower body area. Both victims were taken to an area hospital for treatment and are expected to survive.  
  
The female suspect was taken into custody at the scene. 
 
This incident continues to be investigated by the Baltimore County Violent Crimes Unit.

UPDATE (June 5):

Baltimore county Police have officially charged 20-year-old Keenan Tylike Holloway in connection with this incident. He is currently being held at the Baltimore County Detention Center on $1 million bail.

Holloway had been previously identified as a suspect. Police obtained a warrant for his arrest but could not serve it because Holloway was incarcerated in Baltimore City when the warrant was obtained.

Booking Photograph of Keenan Tylike Holloway

UPDATE (May 12 8:36 p.m.):

The Baltimore County Police Department has identified the juvenile taken into custody Tuesday morning in reference to this incident.

Garry Leroy Baker Jr (16 - charged as an adult) of the 2000 block of Harman Avenue 21230 is charged with attempted first-degree murder, robbery, and first-degree assault. He is being held without bail at the Baltimore County Detention Center.

Booking Photograph of Garry Leroy Baker Jr

UPDATE (May 12 12:41 p.m.):

The Baltimore County Police Department has made additional arrests in connection with the April 22 assault on 45th Street 21224 that seriously injured a 61-year-old man.

Andrew Omar Allen (15 – charged as an adult) of the 3200 block of Elmley Avenue 21213 has been charged with attempted first-degree murder, robbery, and related charges. He is being held without bail at the Baltimore County Detention Center.

Yahkeem Zavion Wheatley (15 – charged as an adult) of the 400 block of East 20th Street 21218 has been charged with attempted first-degree murder, robbery, and related charges. He is being held on $200,000 bail at the Baltimore County Detention Center.

Samtoya Isiah Wiliams (17 – charged as an adult) of the 1500 block of Burnwood Road 21239 has been charged with first-degree assault, second degree assault, and robbery. He is being held at the Baltimore County Detention Center on $1 million bail.

Mya Lashae Stewart (15 – charged as an adult) of the 800 block of Bethune Road 21225 was originally charged as a juvenile on April 24. On May 4, she was indicted by a Baltimore County Grand Jury. She is now charged as an adult with attempted first-degree murder, robbery, and related charges. Her current custody status is unknown.

Antoine Willie Lawson (17 – charged as an adult) of the 5600 block of Clearspring Road 21212 was originally charged as an adult with first and second degree assault. On May 4, he was indicted by a Baltimore County Grand Jury. He is now charged with attempted first-degree murder, robbery, and related charges. His current custody status is unknown.

Detectives have obtained an arrest warrant for Keenan Tylike Holloway (20) in connection with this incident. He is currently in custody in Baltimore City on unrelated charges.

Detectives also arrested a seventh suspect ths morning. His information will be released after he has a bail hearing.

No more arrests are expected.

Booking Photograph for Andrew Omar Allen

Booking Photograph for Yahkeem Zavion Wheatley

Booking Photograph for Samtoya Isiah Wiliams

Booking Photograph for Mya Lashae Stewart

UPDATE (May 12 8:49 a.m.):

Baltimore County Police have made another arrest in this case, a 17-year-old male that will be charged as an adult. Further information on him will be released as soon as he has his bail hearing.

More arrests are expected.

UPDATE (April 29):

The Baltimore County Police Department has arrested a suspect in connection with the April 22 incident in which a man was assaulted in front of his 45th Street home.

Antoine Willie Lawson (17) of the 5600 block of Clearspring Road 21212 is charged as an adult with first and second degree assault. He is being held without bail at the Baltimore County Detention Center.

Police are expecting to make more arrests in this case.

Booking Photograph for Antoine Willie Lawson

UPDATE (April 24 4:21 p.m.):

Baltimore County Police have taken one juvenile into custody in connection with this incident. Further arrests are expected in the future.

The victim in this case remains hospitalized.

Original release (April 23):

Baltimore County Police are investigating an incident in which a man was assaulted in front of his 45th Street home.

At 12:48 p.m. Wednesday afternoon, Baltimore County Police responded to the 500 block of 45th Street 21224 after several calls were received for a disturbance and fight. When officers arrived on the scene, they found an injured adult male victim sitting on some steps.

The victim, 61, was transported to an area hospital for treatment of serious injuries. He is expected to survive.

The initial investigation into this incident has indicated that the victim was in his home when he heard a commotion outside. He then observed two juvenile females fighting on his vehicle surround by a large group of juveniles. He asked the juveniles to move away from his vehicle and tried to break up the fight. The juveniles then began to assault him.

This incident is under investigation by Precinct 12 patrol personnel assisted by the Precinct 12 Investigative Services Team.

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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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

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On April 30 at 6:44 p.m., Baltimore County Police responded to the parking lot of a Taco Bell in the 6800 block of Loch Raven Boulevard 21234 for a report of a fight. When they arrived on the scene, they found an adult male victim suffering from a wound to his neck.

The victim was transported to an area hospital for treatment of his injures. He is expected to survive.

The initial investigation into this incident has indicated that the victim and the suspect had become involved in an altercation in the parking lot. During the altercation, the suspect cut the victim on his neck with a knife.

The suspect was later located and taken into custody. He has been identified as 25-year-old Devon Darrel Scott of Baltimore. Scott has been charged with first-degree assault and second-degree assault. He was released on $25,000 bail.

Officers learned that Scott is a Baltimore City Firefighter.

Booking Photograph of Devon Darrel Scott

 
 

Revised April 6, 2016