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UPDATE (January 19, 2017  1:45 p.m.):

Baltimore County Police Homicide detectives have charged a suspect in connection with the fatal stabbing of a teenager on Twin Lakes Court last night.

Markel Justin Dates (17), of the unit block of Tentmill Lane in Pikesville, has been charged as an adult with first-degree murder and is being held without bail at the Baltimore County Detention Center.

Just after 7:30 p.m. last night police were called to the area of Twin Lakes Court and Church Lane in Precinct 4 for an unconscious subject lying in the roadway. When police found the victim, 15-year-old Moses Ayele Lorenso of the 4100 block of Hanwell Road in Randallstown, they discovered at least one stab wound to the upper body and began administering first aid. He was transported to Sinai Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Police say Lorenso and Dates had been involved in an ongoing dispute when they happened upon each other while walking on Twin Lakes Court. They became involved in a verbal argument that escalated into a physical encounter, ending when Dates pulled out a knife and stabbed Lorenso, then fled the scene.

The incident remains under investigation by the Baltimore County Police Homicide Unit.

Original release (January 19, 2017  6:46 a.m.):

A teenager died last night after he was stabbed during an altercation with a suspect known to him.

Moses Ayele Lorenso, age 15, was stabbed at least once in the upper body after a verbal altercation with the suspect escalated into a physical fight.

Police were called to the intersection of Twin Lakes Court and Church Lane in Milford Mill around 7:36 p.m. last night for an unconscious overdose call, where they found the victim lying in the street with a stab wound. He was transported to Sinai Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Baltimore County Police Homicide detectives continue to investigate this crime.

A 10th grade student is recovering after being stabbed in the upper body outside of Woodlawn High School this morning.

Police were dispatched to the 1800 block of Woodlawn Drive for a call of a stabbing at 11:15 a.m. They located the victim, 16, near the tennis courts at the back of the school property. The victim was transported to R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma in Baltimore City for treatment of a minor stab wound.

One suspect was taken into custody at the scene, but police continue to search for a second suspect that fled prior to their arrival. Police believe the victim was targeted by the outstanding suspect, who is believed to have committed the assault.

This incident continues to be investigated by officers of the Woodlawn Precinct Investigative Services Team.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact police at 410-307-2020.

Update, December 3, 2014:

Two suspects have been charged in this case: Jatwan Derek Boston, 24, of the 4300 block of Parkton St., 21229; and David Orlando Grant, 32, of the 1500 block of W. Penrose St., 21214. Both are charged with attempted first degree murder, first degree assault, first degree burglary and other charges.

Original article:

A 33-year-old Catonsville man was seriously injured Saturday night, November 29, when he was shot and stabbed in an apparent home invasion robbery.

Officers responded to a home in the 300 block of Suter Road, 21228, at 10:09 p.m. The victim, suffering from a gunshot wound, told police he lived next door and had run to a neighbor's house for help.

The ongoing investigation reveals that several male suspects forced their way into the victim's home, assaulted the victim with a gun and a knife and shot him several times. The suspects stole various personal items. The victim was transported to a nearby hospital and is expected to survive.

Detectives are investigating whether this was a targeted crime.

 
 
Revised September 27, 2016