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The Baltimore County Police Department officer who on Saturday shot a stabbing suspect at Union Station in Washington, D.C. is Officer Mussini. He is assigned to Precinct 12/Dundalk and has been employed with BCoPD since 1997. This is his only police-involved shooting.

Mussini has been placed on administrative leave, a standard procedure following police-involved shootings.

(BCoPD releases only the last names of officers involved in police shootings, per a binding agreement with the Fraternal Order of Police Lodge #4.)

The Metropolitan Police Department is investigating the Union Station incident

At 9:56 a.m. Sunday morning, Baltimore County Police and Fire personnel responded to Winters Lane and Main Avenue 21228 for a report of a shooting. When they arrived on the scene, officers found an adult male victim that had been shot at least once.

The initial investigation into this incident has indicated that the victim was in the area of Winters Lane and Main Avenue when he was shot by an unknown suspect.

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

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:

Update (August 28, 11:56 a.m.): Amber Nicole Brown and her one-year-old nephew, Michael Travis Colclough, have been found safe and unharmed.

Original release

Baltimore County Police are asking for the public's help locating  missing 12-year-old  Amber Nicole Brown. 

She is a black female, 5'6" tall, 112 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes. She was last seen wearing pink flowered pants and a black and white shirt.

Amber Brown lives in the 100 block of West Meadow Road,  21225, and was last seen at approximately 4:30 p.m. in the 3700 block of Songbird Circle, 21227.  

She is traveling with her nephew, one-year-old Michael Travis Colclough,who was last seen wearing blue pants and a gray shirt. He is approximately 2' tall and 25 pounds. He resides in the 3700 block of Songbird Circle, 21227.  

Detectives believe that she boarded an MTA bus at McDowell Lane and Twin Circle this afternoon but do not know her intended destination. 

Anyone with information is asked to call the Baltimore County Police Department at 410-307-2020.  


Revised June 27, 2017