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The Baltimore County Police Department's Violent Crimes Unit is investigating a shooting early this morning near Ebbing Court in Essex.

The incident occurred at about 12:47 a.m. in a wooded area near Ebbing Court. Police responded to this wooded area and found a 21-year-old man suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. The victim was transported to a local hospital. Because of his injuries, police have not yet been able to interview him about the cirumstances of the shooting.

This is an ongoing investigation. Detectives are looking into whether this was a targeted crime.

Original release (August 24  10:58 a.m.):

Baltimore County Police are investigating a Sunday afternoon shooting in Dundalk that left a man injured.

At 3:40 p.m., Baltimore County Police responded to an area hospital after an adult male victim came to the facility suffering from a single gunshot wound to the lower body.

The victim told police that he had been walking in the area of New Pittsburg Avenue 21222 when he felt a “burning” in his lower body. He then realized that he had been shot and had someone drive him to the hospital.

The victim is expected to survive his injury.

This incident is 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.

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. Your tip must be made through Metro Crime Stoppers in order to be eligible.

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.

You can remain anonymous.

Phone: 1-866-7LOCKUP

Text message: Text "MCS" plus your message to "CRIMES" (274637)

Web tip: www.metrocrimestoppers.org

Original release (August 15  5:20 a.m.):

The Baltimore County Police Department is investigating a shooting in Dundalk that left a man deceased.

Just before 11 p.m. last night, officers responded to the 2900 block of Cornwall Road 21222 for a report of shots fired. When officers arrived on the scene, they located an adult male victim sitting in a Honda Accord. He had suffered multiple gunshot wounds to the upper body and was declared deceased at the scene.

The victim has been identified as 23-year-old Tyrone Anthony Creighton of the Unit block of Ambo Circle 21220.

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.

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

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