UPDATE (August 31, 2016 10:21 a.m.):
Detectives with the Baltimore County Police Violent Crimes Unit have a charged a suspect in connection with an August 5, 2015 shooting in Woodlawn that left a woman injured.
Janson Phillip Williams (32) of the 2600 block of West Park Drive 21208 has been charged with attempted first-degree murder and related charges. He is being held without bail at the Baltimore County Detention Center.
Just after 11:30 p.m. on August 5, 2015, police responded to the 6000 block of Townbrook Drive for a report of a shooting. When officers arrived on the scene, they found an 18-year-old woman suffering from a gunshot wound. She was transported to an area hospital for treatment.
The investigation has indicated that the woman was sitting in her car when two suspects approached her and told her to turn off the car and give them the keys. When she put the car in reverse and attempted to flee, she was shot once.
The investigation led detective to identify Williams as one of the suspects.
This incident remains under investigation by the Baltimore County Police Violent Crimes Unit.
Booking Photograph of Janson Phillip Williams
Original release (August 6, 2015 12:13 p.m.):
Baltimore County Police are investigating a shooting in Woodlawn late Wednesday night that left a woman
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.