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UPDATE (July 28, 2016  10:22 a.m.):

Teklehaimanot Woldemichael was found unharmed in Baltimore City.

The Baltimore County Police Department thanks everyone who shared his information.

Original release (July 28, 2016  10:27 p.m.):

Baltimore County Police Department is actively searching for 79-year-old Teklehaimanot Woldemichael, missing from his home in the 300 block of East Joppa Road in Towson since approximately 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday.  Mr. Woldemichael may be confused or disoriented and is believed to have left his home on foot in an unknown direction.

Mr. Woldemichael is a black male with gray hair and a receding hairline.  He is 5 foot 8 inches tall, 190 pounds, has brown eyes, a thin gray mustache, and he has a dark spot on his left cheek.  He was last seen wearing a collared shirt under a dark blue windbreaker, dark blue pants, black shoes and a golfer’s hat.  He does not have a cell phone but is believed to have his wallet and access to cash.

Anyone with information on Mr. Woldemichael’s whereabouts is asked to contact Baltimore County Police by calling 410-307-2020 or dial 911.

UPDATE (July 26, 2016  12:08 p.m.):

Baltimore County Police have charged two suspects in connection with a shooting yesterday that left a man injured.
Shyheim Alshameek McCoy (18), of the 2400 block of Perring Manor Road 21234, and Andre Malik Dukes (21) of the 1200 block of Halstead Road 21234, have been charged with attempted first-degree murder and related offenses. Both men are being held without bail at the Baltimore County Detention Center.
The investigation into this incident has indicated that McCoy and Dukes followed the 19-year-old male victim into an alley in the 1100 block of Pelhamwood Road 21234. While in the alley, McCoy produced a handgun and shot the victim several times. Investigators believe that the shooting was the result of a dispute between the suspects and the victim.
The victim was treated at an area hospital and is expected to survive.
This incident remains under investigation by the Baltimore County Police Violent Crimes Unit.

Original release (July 25, 2016  3:45 p.m.):

The Baltimore County Police Department's Violent Crimes Unit is investigating a non-fatal shooting that occurred this afternoon in the Parkville area.

Police and Fire personnel responded to the 1100 block of Pelhamwood Road in Precinct 6/Towson for a report of a shooting. The investigation shows that the victim, a man, was walking along an alleyway off of Pelhamwood Road when he noticed three people following him. One of those people was armed with a gun.

The victim ran as the armed suspect fired several shots. The victim was struck in the thigh and transported to a local hospital for treatment of non life-threatening injuries.

No arrests have been made at this time. The investigation is ongoing. Additional information will be provided as it becomes available.

Original release (June 17, 2016  3:54 p.m.):

Baltimore County Police are advising motorists about traffic delays in the Towson and Timonium areas on Saturday afternoon.

At 1 p.m. on Saturday, a Vietnam Veterans Bike Ride will depart the American Legion in the 100 block of York Road 21204. The ride is in memory of those who lost their lives in the Vietnam War. The expected 1,000 riders will follow the route below:

  • North on York Road to Bosley Avenue
  • Left on Bosley Avenue to Joppa Road
  • Left on Joppa Road to Falls Road
  • Right on Falls Road to Padonia Road
  • Right on Padonia Road to York Road
  • Right on York Road
  • Finish at the Maryland State Fair Grounds

There will be partial or full road closures as the ride progresses through the route.


Revised June 28, 2016