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Keyword: shooting

Original release (January 26, 2016  9:45 a.m.):

At 1:55 a.m. this morning, Baltimore County Police and Fire personnel responded to the Unit block of Valley Arbor Court 21221 for a report of a shooting. When officers arrived on the scene, they found two men that had been shot. Both were transported to area hospitals where one of them died.
 
The initial investigation into this incident has indicated that two men were involved in some sort of interaction with two suspects. During that interaction, at least one of the suspects shot both men.
 
The deceased man has been identified as 25-year-old Antonio David Truesdale of the 1100 block of Sandstone Road 21221.
 
This incident remains under investigation by the Baltimore County Police Homicide Unit. Detectives will be working to determine the exact cause of the shooting but they do not believe that there is any danger to the community.
 
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 (January 22, 2016  9:56 a.m.):

Baltimore County Police are investigating a Thursday night shooting in Essex that left a man injured.
 
The investigation has indicated that just after 9 p.m. on Thursday, a 28-year-old man was standing in front of his home in the Unit block of Honey Locust Court 21221. The suspect approached him and fired several shots at him, striking him once in the lower body.
 
The man was taken to an area hospital for treatment and is expected to survive.
 
Detectives were able to identify the suspect and take him into custody. They believe that this was a targeted crime.
 
The suspect’s information will be released after his bail hearing.
 
This incident remains under investigation by the Baltimore County Police Violent Crimes Unit.

UPDATE (January 19, 2016  9:28 a.m.):

Baltimore County Police have released more details on the January 9 shooting in Nottingham that left a man injured.
 
The investigation has indicated that around 1 a.m. on January 9, the victim, a 37-year-old man, was in a friend’s truck in the drive thru at the Taco Bell at Belair Road and Rossville Boulevard. The vehicle behind them in line beeped at them when they did not pull up far enough. The vehicle beeped at them again when they were at the window. The victim then got out of the truck and approached the passenger side of the vehicle but could not see in due to the tinted windows. He then went around to the driver side and found that the driver’s door window was partially down. When he began to speak to the driver, the driver shot him once and drove off. The vehicle was last seen traveling north-bound on Belair Road.
 
The suspect vehicle in this case is a 2010 to 2016 silver Chevrolet Equinox with dark tinted windows. The vehicle has a Maryland 1812 tag but the tag number is unknown.
 
The victim was taken to an area hospital for treatment. He is expected to survive.
 
This incident is under investigation by the Baltimore County Police Violent Crime Unit.
 
Anyone with information on this incident or anyone who may have been in the area at the time of the incident is asked to call police at 410-307-2020 or Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7LOCKUP.

The two pictures below are from the video surveillance system at the Taco Bell. They picture the suspect vehicle as it is leaving the drive thru.

The picture below is of a Chevrolet Equinox that is similar in appearance to the suspect vehicle

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 (January 9, 2016  5:58 a.m.):

At 1:05 a.m. this morning, Baltimore County Police responded to an area hospital for a man who walked into the facility with a gunshot wound.

The initial investigation into this incident has indicated that the man and the suspect were involved in an argument at Belair Road and Rossville Boulevard. During the argument, the suspect shot the man once in the upper body. After the shooting, the man fled the scene and went to the hospital.

The man was treated at the hospital and is expected to survive.

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

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