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UPDATE (August 10  10:32 a.m.):

Baltimore County Police continue to investigate an August 8 shooting in Dundalk that left a man injured.

Just before 9:30 p.m. on August 9, a 19-year-old male victim walked into an area hospital suffering from a gunshot wound to the upper body.

The investigation into this incident has indicated that the victim had been in a vehicle in the 500 block of 48th Street 21224. The suspects approached the vehicle and robbed the driver. As the car drove off after the robbery, one of the suspects fired a shot into the vehicle that struck the victim.

The victim is expected to survive.

Detectives believe that the suspects targeted the vehicle for a robbery.

This incident remains 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.

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Original release (August 9  6:22 p.m.):

Baltimore County police are investigating a shooting that occurred in the Dundalk area.

Just before 9:30 p.m. last night, a man walked into a local hospital suffering from a gunshot wound to the upper body. Police were called to the hospital and determined that the shooting occurred in the 500 block of 48th Street in Dundalk. The 18-year-old victim was shot while seated inside of a car and is expected to survive his injuries. He is currently listed in serious but stable condition. Police continue to investigate this shooting.

Anyone with information about this shooting is asked to call Baltimore County Police at 410-307-2020.  

Baltimore County Police are investigating a shooting in Woodlawn late Wednesday night that left a woman injured.

At 11:33 p.m. police responded to a parking lot in the 6000 block of Townbrook Drive, 21207 for a report of a shooting. The victim told police that she was in her parked vehicle on the lot of her apartment complex when she was approached by multiple unknown suspects who shot at her when she attempted to flee.

The victim, an 18-year-old woman, had just ended a phone call when she saw the suspects approaching her. They told her to turn off her car and give them the keys. Instead, the victim put the car in reverse and attempted to flee the scene. At that time, one of the suspects fired a handgun, causing at least one round to penetrate the driver side door and wound the victim in her left hip. The suspects then fled the scene.

The victim remains hospitalized but is expected to live.

This incident continues to be investigated 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.

Update, August 5:

The suspect in this case is Robert Lee Bolen, 64, of no fixed address. He has been charged with two counts of attempted first degree murder, two counts of first degree assault and one count of use of a firearm to commit a felony. He is held without bail at the Baltimore County Detention Center.

The female victim remains hospitalized in critical condition.

Booking photo of Robert Lee Bolen

Booking photo of Robert Lee Bolen, charged in shooting at apartment leasing office in Precinct 11/Essex.

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

Original release:

Baltimore County Police are investigating a shooting this morning at the Carroll Park Apartments leasing office in the 200 block of Carroll Island Road near Bowleys Quarters.

A woman,47, suffered critical injuries and a man, 39, suffered non-life threatening injuries from gunshot wounds when a male suspect entered the leasing office of Carroll Park Apartments and opened fire with a long gun. Both victims are employees of the Carroll Park Apartments.

9-1-1 received a call for a shooting at 10:18 a.m. after a man entered the leasing office and fired at least one shot from a long gun at the woman. The suspect subsequently shot at the man, who had been ascending a staircase from the lower level of the building.  The suspect exited the building and returned to a van he had driven there. He placed the long gun on the hood of the van and remained there until he was approached by detectives, who were in the area on an unrelated investigation.  The suspect was taken into custody and the weapon recovered without any attempt from him to fight or flee. 

The 64-year-old suspect is held on pending charges.

The woman was flown by Medevac to the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center. The man who was shot was treated and released at the scene by Baltimore County Fire Department EMS personnel.

The initial investigation indicates that at least one and possibly both victims was targeted by the suspect. Witnesses told police that the suspect is a former tenant of the apartment complex who had been evicted several months ago. Detectives have learned that the suspect has been involved in an ongoing dispute with several employees in the rental office.

 The incident remains under investigation Baltimore County Police's Violent Crimes Unit.

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