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Keyword: pulaski highway

Original release (May 26, 2016  1:44 a.m.):

Baltimore County Police are investigating after a late night crash leaves a pedestrian deceased. 

The preliminary investigation into the crash indicates that just before midnight a woman was with friends when she attempted to cross Pulaski Highway at Stevens Road in White Marsh. As she crossed north on Pulaski Highway she was struck by a motorist traveling east-bound. There is no crosswalk at this intersection.   

The driver of the vehicle, a teal Honda Civic, immediately stopped and remained at the scene. The victim, identified as Tami Lee Somerville (26) of the 11000 block of Red Lion Road in White Marsh, was pronounced deceased at the scene. 

The identity of the driver is being withheld pending the results of the investigation. 

This crash continues to be investigated by the Baltimore County Crash Investigation Team. 

Original release (January 30, 2016  8:28 a.m.):

At 1:55 a.m. this morning, Baltimore County Police responded to a parking lot in the 8000 block of Pulaski Highway 21237 for a shooting.

The initial investigation into the incident has indicated that a man was involved in an altercation with the suspect in the parking lot. During the altercation, the suspect shot the man once in the upper body.

The man was taken to an area hospital for treatment and is expected to survive.

No suspect information is available at this time.

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.

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:
www.metrocrimestoppers.org

Original release (December 7, 2015  12:51 p.m.):

At  4:42 p.m. on December 4, Baltimore County Police and Fire personnel responded to Pulaski Highway and Allender Road 21162 for a report of a vehicle fire. When Fire personnel arrived on the scene, they found that two people, not a vehicle, had been set on fire.
 
The initial investigation into this incident has indicated that the suspect’s vehicle had run out of gas at the location at Pulaski and Allender Road. The suspect had just returned to his vehicle with a container of gas when he encountered the first victim. The suspect and the first victim have been involved in an ongoing dispute at work and became involved in an altercation. During the altercation, the suspect threw gasoline on the first victim and lit it on fire, and the first victim punched the suspect in the face. During the confrontation, gasoline that had ignited splashed onto a second victim, injuring him. The suspect fled the scene but was apprehended nearby.
 
The victims were transported to an area hospital for treatment of serious burns. Their current conditions are unknown.
 
Detectives identified the suspect as 28-year-old Christopher Harrison Jr of the 900 block of Top View Drive 21040. He has been charged with attempted first-degree murder and related charges. He is held without bail at the Baltimore County Detention Center.
 
This incident remains under investigation by the Baltimore County Police Violent Crimes Unit.

Booking Photograph of Christopher Harrison Jr
 
 

Revised April 6, 2016