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UPDATE (June 13, 2016  2:54 p.m.):

Baltimore County Police have charged a suspect in connection with a May 29 shooting in Perry Hall.

Gregory Nealy (27) of the 1500 block of Charlestown Court 21040 has been charged with attempted first-degree murder, first-degree assault, and a firearms violation. He is being held without bail at the Baltimore County Detention Center.

At 11:16 p.m. on May 29, responded to the 5000 block of Forge Road 21128 for a shooting. When officers arrived on the scene, they found a 32-year-old man suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. He was transported to an area hospital for treatment.

The investigation has indicated that the victim had been sitting in his car in the 5000 block of Forge Road 21128 when Nealy approached the car and fired several shots. Nealy and the victim are acquaintances.

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

Booking Photograph of Gregory Nealy

Original release (May 30, 2016  1:53 a.m.):

A 32-year-old man was seriously injured after being shot late Sunday evening in Perry Hall. 
    
Police were called to the 5000 block of Forge Road at approximately 11:16 p.m. after the injured man sought help from an area resident. 
   
The preliminary investigation indicates that the victim was sitting in his car on Forge Road when he was shot by an unidentified suspect who then fled the scene. The victim, whose identity has not yet been released, suffered multiple gunshot wounds to the upper and lower body. He was transported to an area hospital for treatment. The suspect in this crime remains outstanding. 
      
Police believe this was a targeted crime and that there is no outstanding threat to the community. 
   
Baltimore County Violent Crimes Unit continues to investigate this crime. Anyone with information is asked to call Baltimore County Police at 410-307-2020 or Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7LOCKUP.

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

Original release (June 1, 2016  8:53 a.m.):

The Baltimore County Police Department is investigating a Tuesday night shooting in Owings Mills that left a man injured.

The preliminary investigation into the incident has indicated that just before midnight, the victim was involved in an interaction with the suspect in the 9200 Block of Leigh Choice Court 21117. During that interaction, the suspect displayed a gun and the victim started to run away. The suspect then shot the victim at least one time in the mid-body.

The victim, an adult male, later drove himself to a hospital for treatment. His current condition is unknown but he is expected to survive.

This incident is under investigation by the Baltimore County Police Department 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.

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

 
 

Revised April 6, 2016