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UPDATE (September 21, 2016  10:11 a.m.):

Investigators with the Baltimore County Police Crash Team are continuing to investigate a deadly hit and run accident on August 23 in Dundalk.

Just before 1 a.m. on August 23, 23-year-old Keith Curtis Tawney was in a south-bound lane of North Point Boulevard south of Cove Road. A vehicle that had been traveling south-bound on North Point Boulevard struck Tawney and fled. Tawney died at the scene.

Investigators believe that the suspect vehicle may have some damage to the front end including the headlamp, hood, and fender areas.

Crash Team investigators are working hard to identify the person responsible for this incident, but they need the public’s help. Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call police at 410-307-2020.

Original release (August 23, 2016  12:07 p.m.):

The Baltimore County Police Department is investigating a hit and run crash in Dundalk early this morning  that left a man deceased.

The investigation has indicated that at approximately 12:50 a.m., a pedestrian was in a south-bound lane of North Point Boulevard south of Cove Road. An unknown vehicle that had been traveling south-bound on North Point Boulevard struck the pedestrian and left the scene. The vehicle may have some damage to the front end including the headlamp, hood, and fender areas.

The pedestrian was declared deceased at the scene. He has been identified as 23-year-old Keith Curtis Tawney of the 2500 block of Lodge Forrest Drive 21219.

This crash remains under investigation by the Baltimore County Police Crash Team.

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

UPDATE (September 19, 12:06 p.m.):

The Baltimore County Police Department has identified the suspect charged in connection with a Sunday afternoon shooting in Dundalk as 50-year-old Gary Martin Patterson Sr. of the 4000 block of Berlin Avenue 21225. Patterson has been charged with two counts of attempted first-degree murder, home invasion, and related charges. He is being held without bail at the Baltimore County Detention Center.

The investigation into this incident has indicated that just before 1 p.m. September 19, Patterson went to the home of his 39-year-old estranged girlfriend in the 4000 block of St. Monica Drive 21222. He broke into the home through a front window, located her, and shot her multiple times. Another person in the home fought with Patterson, and was able to get the gun away from him.

The woman that Patterson shot was taken to an area hospital for treatment and is expected to survive.

Patterson was located outside the home, taken into custody, and treated for injuries he received during the fight with the other person in the home.

Investigators discovered that Patterson is a police officer with the Department of Veteran Affairs.

This incident remains under investigation by the Baltimore County Police Department Violent Crimes Unit. 

     

Booking Photograph for Gary Martin Patterson

Original release (September 18, 2016  4:36 p.m.):

Baltimore County Police are investigating after a woman is injured in a Sunday afternoon shooting in Dundalk.

Just before 1 p.m. this afternoon, Baltimore County Police responded to a home in the 4000 block of St. Monica Drive 21222 for a shooting. When they arrived on the scene, they found a woman that had been shot multiple times in the upper body. She was taken to an area hospital for treatment. Her current condition is unknown.

Police have the suspect in custody and are not looking for anyone else.

Further information on the incident is not available at this time. Information will be released as it becomes available.

The incident is under investigation by the Baltimore County Police Violent Crimes Unit. 

A homeowner was shot multiple times in the upper body after investigating a knock at his back door Monday evening.

Police responded to the 7900 block of Eastdale Road in Dundalk at approximately 8:20 p.m. after receiving a call for a shooting. The victim, a 35-year-old man, told police that he was shot by an unknown assailant after hearing a knock at his back door and seeing an unknown subject outside the door.

The suspect fled the scene and remains outstanding at this time.

The victim was transported to an area hospital and is expected to survive his injuries.

Baltimore County Violent Crimes Unit continues to investigate this crime.

Reward Offered

Anyone with information is asked to call Baltimore County Police at 410-307-2020 or Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7LOCKUP.

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.

You can remain anonymous.

Phone: 1-866-7LOCKUP

Text message: Text "MCS" plus your message to "CRIMES" (274637)

Web tip:
www.metrocrimestoppers.org

 
 

Revised September 27, 2016