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UPDATE (July 26, 2016  7:44 a.m.):

Baltimore County Police have charged a suspect in connection with a Sunday morning shooting in Dundalk that left a man deceased.

Anthony Fortune (23) of the 7500 block of Lange Street 21224 has been charged with first-degree murder and is being held without bail at the Baltimore County Detention Center.

Just before 1:30 a.m. Sunday morning, police responded to the Unit block of Center Place 21222 for a shooting. When officers arrived on the scene, they found 20-year-old Tavon Guy suffering from at least one gunshot wound to the upper body. He was transported to Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center where he died.

The investigation into the incident has indicated that Guy and Fortune had been involved in an argument. During the argument, Fortune assaulted Guy and then shot him at least once.

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

Booking Photograph of Anthony Fortune

Original release (July 24, 2016  11:38 a.m.):

Baltimore County Police are investigating a homicide in the Dundalk area. Just before 1:30 a.m., police were called to the unit-block of Center Place in Dundalk for a shooting. According to witnesses, a gunshot was heard and then the victim ran from behind a near-by building. The man collapsed from his injuries. The victim was taken to Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center where he was pronounced deceased. The victim has been identified at Tayvon Guy, 20, of the 3100-block of Ardee Way, 21222. Mr. Guy suffered at least one gunshot wound to the upper body. An autopsy will be performed by the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner.

Police do not have any additional details at this time. If anyone has any information about this murder, please call the Baltimore County Police at (410) 307-2020. 

UPDATE (July 18, 2016  7:57 a.m.):

Homicide Detectives have charged a suspect in connection with the death of a 91-year-old woman in her Parkville home.
 
At 7:14 p.m. Tuesday night, Baltimore County Police and Fire personnel responded to a home in the 8200 block of Evergreen Drive 21234 for a cardiac arrest call. When they arrived, they found 91-year-old Nadia Evanowicz Schaible lying on the basement floor. She was declared deceased at the scene.
 
Officers spoke with Schaible’s cousin, 72-year-old John Malko of Salt Lake City, Utah. He stated that he had been visiting Schaible and left the location. When he returned, he found the kitchen door broken, jewelry items scattered on the floor of Schaible’s room, and Schaible’s body in the basement.
 
Schaible’s body was taken to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner for an autopsy. That autopsy determined that cause of her death was multiple blunt force injuries and manner of her death was homicide.
 
Further investigation indicated that Malko was responsible for Schaible’s death and had staged the burglary.
 
Malko has been charged with first-degree murder and is being held without bail at the Baltimore County Detention Center.
 
This incident remains under investigation by the Baltimore County Police Homicide Unit.
      
Booking Photograph of John Malko
      

Original release (July 13, 2016  9:11 a.m.):

Baltimore County Police are investigating after a woman is found deceased in her Parkville home.

At 7:14 p.m. last night, Baltimore County Police and Fire personnel responded to a home in the 8200 block of Evergreen Drive 21234 for a cardiac arrest call. When they arrived, they found a deceased 91-year-old woman.

The woman’s body was taken to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner for an autopsy.

This incident is under investigation by the Baltimore County Police Homicide Unit. At this time, this incident is classified as a death investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to call police at 410-307-2020.

UPDATE (July 7, 2016  8:07 a.m.):

Detectives with the Baltimore County Police Department Homicide Unit have charged a suspect in connection with a January homicide in Essex.
 
Just before 2 a.m. on January 26, Baltimore County Police and Fire personnel responded to the Unit block of Valley Arbor Court 21221 for a report of a shooting. When officers arrived on the scene, they found two men that had been shot. Both were transported to area hospitals where one of them died.
 
The man who died was identified as 25-year-old Antonio David Truesdale of the 1100 block of Sandstone Road 21221. The other man was treated at an area hospital and later released.
 
The initial investigation into this incident has indicated that Truesdale and another man were involved in an interaction with two male suspects. During that interaction, at least one of the suspects shot both men.
 
Further investigation led detectives to identify 21-year-old Sadiq Torrez Heyward (no fixed address) as the person responsible for this crime. Heyward has been charged with first-degree murder and attempted first-degree murder. He is being held without bail at the Baltimore County Detention Center.
 
This incident remains under investigation by the Baltimore County Police Homicide Unit. Detectives are continue working to identify the second suspect.
   
Anyone with information on this case is asked to call police at 410-307-2020 or Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7LOCKUP.
     
 
Booking Photograph of Sadiq Torrez Heyward

Original release (January 26, 2016  9:45 a.m.):

At 1:55 a.m. this morning, Baltimore County Police and Fire personnel responded to the Unit block of Valley Arbor Court 21221 for a report of a shooting. When officers arrived on the scene, they found two men that had been shot. Both were transported to area hospitals where one of them died.
 
The initial investigation into this incident has indicated that two men were involved in some sort of interaction with two suspects. During that interaction, at least one of the suspects shot both men.
 
The deceased man has been identified as 25-year-old Antonio David Truesdale of the 1100 block of Sandstone Road 21221.
 
This incident remains under investigation by the Baltimore County Police Homicide Unit. Detectives will be working to determine the exact cause of the shooting but they do not believe that there is any danger to the community.
 
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:
www.metrocrimestoppers.org

 
 

Revised June 28, 2016