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Original release (June 1, 2016  9:32 a.m.):

Baltimore County Police have charged a suspect in connection with a Saturday morning shooting in Woodlawn.

Clayton Thomas Jr (28) of the 5300 block of Leith Road 21239 has been charged with attempted first-degree murder, first-degree assault, and related charges. He is being held without bail at the Baltimore County Detention Center.

Just before 5 a.m. on Saturday, police responded to the Knights Inn in the 6700 block of Security Boulevard 21207 for a shots fired call. When officers arrived on the scene, they found a 32-year-old man nearby suffering from a single gunshot wound to the upper body. He was transported to an area hospital where he was treated and released.

The investigation has indicated that the man was standing in the 6700 block of Security Boulevard in front of the Knights Inn with a friend when they were approached by Thomas. Thomas produced a handgun, said something they could not understand, and shot the man once.
Thomas was located in a room at the Knights Inn and taken into custody.

The investigation so far has indicated that Thomas and the victim did not know each other and the reason for the assault remains unknown.

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

Booking Photograph of Clayton Thomas Jr

UPDATE (January 18  11:57 p.m.):

Detectives have not been able to conduct a thorough interview with the victim to find out exactly what happened yet.

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

Original release (January 16, 2016  9:09 p.m.):

Baltimore County Police are investigating a stabbing that occurred late this afternoon in the parking lot of Security Square Mall in the 6900 block of Security Boulevard 21244.

Police and fire department personnel were called to the location at 5:17 p.m., when the adult male victim ran inside of the mall to seek help. The man suffered from numerous stab wounds to the upper body. He was taken to a local hospital where he continues to receive treatment. Police have been unable to speak with the victim, therefore cannot determine what lead up to the assault.

If anyone witnessed the assault or has any information about this crime, please call the Baltimore County Police at (410) 307-2020.

Original release (October 30, 2015  9:16 p.m.):

Just after 5 p.m. on October 30, police responded to a call for a bank robbery at 1st Mariner Bank in the 7000 block of Security Boulevard in the Precinct 2/Woodlawn area.

The suspect entered the bank, displayed a gun, and demanded cash. He then left the bank with an undisclosed amount of U.S. currency.

Witnesses described the suspect as a light skinned black male, possibly 35 to 40 years of age, medium build, and approximately 5'7" to 5'11" in height.  He was also seen wearing wire rimmed sunglasses and a tan cap.

This crime continues to be investigated by the Baltimore County Police Robbery Unit. 

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

Revised June 27, 2017