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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. 

Original release (June 12, 2016  9:35 a.m.):

Baltimore County Police have charged Crystal Marie Wagner, 29, of the 400 block of 52nd Street, 21224, with the murder of her mother, Malia Delores Wagner. Crystal Wagner has been charged with one count of first-degree murder and is being held at the Baltimore County Detention Center on denied bail status.

Homicide detectives learned that on Saturday, June 11, 2016, mother and daughter went to Eastpoint Mall. The victim and suspect walked out of the mall into a covered parking area outside of the mall administrative offices, near the J.C. Penny store. Just before reaching Malia's car, Crystal attacked her mother and stabbed her mother numerous times with a knife. After attacking her mother, Crystal got inside the car and left the area as her mother was lying on the parking lot. Police and fire personnel were called to the scene. Malia Wagner was taken to the Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center where she was pronounced deceased. Initially, police were unable to identify the victim.

Subsequent investigation led to the identification of the victim and the daughter being responsible for the murder of her mother. Police have not been able to determine the motive behind the murder at this time.

View the previous release for this incident.

Update (December 18, 2015, 12:50 p.m.)

Terrence L. Jenkins, 49, of the unit block of Skipjack Court, 21221, has been charged with first degree murder in the death of Shelly Fillion, his girlfriend, also of the unit block of Skipjack Court. Jenkins is also a suspect in last night's murder of a woman in the 3600 block of Pulaski Highway in Baltimore City.

Jenkins was arrested last night in Baltimore City at about 5:30 p.m. He is held without bail at the Baltimore County Detention Center.

Fillion's body was found Monday afternoon at the Skipjack Court address. Baltimore County homicide detectives quickly identified Jenkins as a possible suspect in the Skipjack Court murder. Yesterday afternoon, they received information that Jenkins made a phone call from an address in the 3600 block of Pulaski Highway. A team of detectives conducted a surveillance operation at and around that house. They saw a man they believed might be Jenkins enter the home after a woman let him in. The detectives maintained the surveillance. While the suspect was inside the house, detectives found a Ford Explorer belonging to Shelly Fillion parked nearby. 

Detectives approached Jenkins when he left the house, about 30 minutes after he entered, and followed him as he walked toward Fillion's vehicle. Jenkins fled on foot, with the foot chase continuing across Pulaski Highway. Jenkins was taken into custody without further incident.

Detectives entered the Pulaski Highway house, intending to glean information from whoever was in the house. Instead, they found the body of a woman, whose relationship with the suspect is unclear at this point. Baltimore City Police are investigating  the Pulaski Highway homicide.

Both homicide investigations are ongoing. BCoPD and BPD are cooperating fully on these cases.

Booking photo of Terrence L. Jenkins:

Original release:

Police are investigating as a homicide the death of a woman whose body was found yesterday in her Essex home.

The victim is Shelly Lynn Fillion, 47, of the unit block of Skipjack Court in Precinct 11/Essex. A family member who checked on Fillion yesterday afternoon found the woman's body and notified police. Fillion had not contacted her family since Saturday.

Police were dispatched at about 5 p.m. Monday. They found Fillion's body located partially under a pull-out sofa in the living room. The woman had suffered traumatic injuries. The Office of the Medical Examiner will rule on the exact cause and manner of death, but police are treating this as a homicide.

The case remains under investigation, but detectives do not believe this was a random act.


Revised September 27, 2016