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Original release (July 18, 2016  2:22 p.m.):

Baltimore County Police are investigating a Sunday night shooting in Owings Mills injured a man.

Just before 8 p.m., officers were called to the intersection of Reisterstown Road and Pleasant Ridge Drive for an assault. When they arrived on the scene, they located a 42-year-old man suffering from multiple gunshot wounds to the lower body. He was taken to an area hospital for treatment and is in good condition.

The investigation into this incident has indicated that the man was driving on Pleasant Ridge Drive when another vehicle drove past him and then made a U-turn. When the man got out of his vehicle to confront the other driver, the other driver fired several shots at him.

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

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call police at 410-307-2020 or Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7LOCKUP.

Original release (July 10, 2016  9:14 a.m.):

A 21-year-old man returning his girlfriend home was shot and killed early Sunday morning. 
The initial police investigation has revealed that at approximately 1:24 a.m. the young man and his girlfriend were on the sidewalk outside of the apartments in the 100 block of Brookebury Drive in Reisterstown.  At that time an unknown assailant approached the couple and shot the man multiple times.  The suspect then fled the scene. 
Medics responded and pronounced the man, whose identity has not yet been released, deceased. 
Police believe the victim was targeted.
The Baltimore County Homicide Unit continues to investigate this crime. 
Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 410-307-2020 or call 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)

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Original release (July 5, 2016  6:43 p.m.):

The Baltimore County Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a 13-year-old boy missing from Reisterstown.

Larry Saunders is an African American male, 5’06”, 130 pounds, with short black hair. It is unknown what he might be wearing.

Saunders was last seen in the afternoon on July 1 in the area of Franklin High School and Sugarbury Court. He resides in the Unit block of Brookberry Road 21136.

The search for Larry Saunders is being led by the Baltimore County Police Crimes Against Children Unit.

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


Revised June 28, 2016