UPDATE (January 22 11:12 a.m.):
Baltimore County Police have obtained arrest warrants for two men in connection with a January 13 shooting in an apartment building on Liberty Road that left a man deceased.
- Ryan Jamal Burris (20) of the 800 block of North Payson Street 21217
- Donte Leon Dunbar (19) of the 1600 block of Gwynns Falls Parkway 21217
The arrest warrants charge both men with first-degree murder and related charges. They are currently being held in Baltimore City on other charges.
On January 13 at 10:30 p.m., police responded to the Balmoral Towers apartment building in the 6800 block of Liberty Road 21207 for a report of a shooting. When officers arrived on the scene, they discovered 32-year-old Seydina Oumar Soumagel lying in a hallway suffering from at least one gunshot wound. He was declared deceased at the scene.
The investigation into this incident has indicated that the Burris and Dunbar shot Oumar during a robbery outside of his apartment. Investigators believe that Oumar was targeted.
UPDATE (January 14 9 a.m.):
Baltimore County Police have identified the man that died after being shot in the hallway of a Gwynn Oak Apartment building as 32-year-old Seydina Oumar Soumagel of the 6800 block of Liberty Road 21207.
At 10:30 p.m. last night, police responded to the Balmoral Towers apartment building in the 6800 block of Liberty Road 21207 for a report of a shooting. When officers arrived on the scene, they discovered Soumagel lying in a hallway suffering from at least one gunshot wound. He was declared deceased at the scene.
This incident is under investigation by the Baltimore County Police Homicide 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.
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Original release (January 14 6:42 a.m.):
At 10:30 p.m. on January 13, Baltimore County Police received a 9-1-1 call for a shooting occurring at the Balmoral Towers apartment building, located in the 6800-block of Liberty Road 21207. When officers arrived at the scene, they located a 32-year-old man suffering from at least one gunshot wound. The man was found in the hallway of the apartment building. He was pronounced deceased at the scene. The cause and manner of death are pending the determination of an autopsy by the Office of the State Medical Examiner.
No further information at this time. County Police continue to investigate this homicide and ask for the public's assistance at this time. If anyone has any details about this crime, they are asked to call the Baltimore County Police at (410) 307-2020.