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Original release (July 18, 2016  2:22 p.m.):

Baltimore County Police are investigating a Sunday night shooting in Owings Mills that left a man injured.

Just before 8 p.m., officers were called to the intersection of Reisterstown Road and Pleasant Ridge Drive for an assault. When they arrived on the scene, they located a 42-year-old man suffering from multiple gunshot wounds to the lower body. He was taken to an area hospital for treatment and is in good condition.

The investigation into this incident has indicated that the man was driving on Pleasant Ridge Drive when another vehicle drove past him and then made a U-turn. When the man got out of his vehicle to confront the other driver, the other driver fired several shots at him.

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.

UPDATE (July 18, 2016  2:47 p.m.):

Baltimore County Police are investigating after a man is found stabbed along I-695 early this morning.
 
Police responded to the outer-loop of I-695 near Liberty Road at 4:50 a.m. for a traffic accident. When officers arrived on the scene, they found a 32-year-old man suffering from multiple stab wounds. The man was taken to an area hospital for treatment and is expected to survive.
 
The preliminary investigation has indicated that the man was at an unknown location when he was stabbed. He then drove to the location where he was found.
 
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.

Original release (July 18, 2016  8:16 a.m.):

Baltimore County Police are investigating after a man was found stabbed on the side of I-695 this morning.

Police responded to I-695 in the area of Liberty Road just after 4 a.m. When officers arrived on the scene, they found a man that had been stabbed. The man was taken to an area hospital for treatment. His current condition is unknown.

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

Further information will be released as it becomes available.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call police at 410-307-2020 or Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7LOCKUP.

UPDATE (July 15, 2016  11:38 a.m.):

Baltimore County Police have charged a suspect in connection with a Wednesday morning shooting in Woodlawn that left two people injured.

Kyron Raymar Simms (27) of the 6400 block of Lincoln Court 21061 has been charged with two counts of attempted first-degree murder and related charges. He is being held without bail at the Baltimore County Detention Center.

Just before 5 a.m. Wednesday morning, Baltimore County Police and Fire personnel responded to the parking lot of the Motel 6 in the 1600 block of Whitehead Court 21207 for an assault call. When officers arrived on the scene, they found a 43-year-old man in the parking lot suffering from a gunshot wound to the lower body. A 29-year-old woman who had witnessed the suspect shoot the man in the parking lot from a motel room window was also shot. Both people were taken to area hospitals for treatment. They are expected to survive.

The investigation led detectives to identify Simms as the suspect responsible for the incident. Detectives believe that Simms shot the victim during an interaction on the parking lot.

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

Booking Photograph of Kyron Raymar Simms

Original release (July 13, 2016  10:52 a.m.):

A shooting this morning in Woodlawn injured two people.

Just before 5 a.m. this morning, Baltimore County Police and Fire personnel responded to a parking lot in the 1600 block of Whitehead Court 21207 for an assault call. When officers arrived on the scene, they found that a man and woman had been shot.

The injured man and woman were taken to area hospitals for treatment. Their current conditions are unknown.

Further information about this incident is not available at this time. Information will be released as it becomes available.
This incident is under investigation by the Baltimore County Police Violent Crimes Unit.

Anyone with information is asked to call police at 410-307-2020 or Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7LOCKUP. People can also send tips to Metro Crime Stoppers by text: Text "MCS" plus your message to "CRIMES" (274637).

 
 

Revised June 28, 2016