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UPDATE (March 27 3:55 p.m.):

Two suspects have been charged in a shooting that occurred on Lakebrook Circle in Lansdown Saturday night.

Willie Edward Bulls III, 27, of the 4000 block of Wilsby Avenue in Baltimore City and Jamal Akeen Flowers, 27, of the 3300 block of Lawnview Avenue in Baltimore City are both charged with Attempted 1st Degree Murder, Attempted 2nd Degree Murder, 1st Degree Assault, and the Use of a Firearm in the Commission of a Felony/Violent Crime. Both are being held without bail at the Baltimore County Detention Center.

Police responded to the area of Lakebrook Circle and Charleston Avenue around 9:54 p.m. Saturday night when a citizen called 9-1-1 after hearing gunshots fired. Shortly thereafter a 22-year-old man walked in to St. Agnes Hospital suffering from at least one gunshot wound to the lower body. The victim told police that he was shot while walking in the 2900 block of Lakebrook Circle after being approached by one of the suspects. Both suspects then fled the scene. Police secured the crime scene and quickly developed suspect information. Both suspects were arrested and charged Sunday morning.

Original Release (March 26, 2017 1:32 a.m.):

Baltimore County Police continue to investigate after a man walked in to a local hospital with a gunshot wound.

Police were called to the hospital for a man suffering a gunshot wound to the lower body around 9:53 p.m. on Saturday night. They have been able to determine that the victim, an adult male, was outside in the 2900 block of Lakebrook Circle in Lansdown when he was shot. He is expected to survive his injuries. Police are still uncertain of the circumstances surrounding the shooting but believe the victim was targeted.

The suspect remains unidentified at this time.

This crime continues to be investigated by the Baltimore County Violent Crimes Unit.

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

Anyone with information on this case can also submit a tip to Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7LOCKUP. For more information on other ways to contact Metro Crime Stoppers, as well as information on rewards offered by or through them, check their website at www.metrocrimestoppers.org. Metro Crime Stoppers, an organization that is separate from the Baltimore County Police Department and Baltimore County Government, offers rewards for information in connection with felony offenses. Anonymous tips can be sent to Metro Crime Stoppers by phone, text message, or online.

A pizza delivery man was shot when he tried to deliver an order in Lansdowne Friday afternoon.

The driver responded to the unit block of Hummingbird Court around 3 p.m. to deliver a pizza. When no one answered the door he returned to his vehicle. Once inside, the suspect approached from the passenger side, opened the door and confronted the driver. The suspect ultimately shot the driver at least once in the upper body, then fled with the pizza and other miscellaneous items.

The driver was able to return to his store where he called 9-1-1. Medics responded and transported him to an area hospital. He is expected to survive his injuries.

Investigators believe the pizza delivery man was a targeted victim.

Baltimore County Police Violent Crimes Unit continues to investigate this crime.

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

 

Two children were seriously injured this afternoon in an apartment fire in the 2900 block of Lakebrook Circle in the Lansdowne area (21227).

The children's ages are believed to be six and 10. One was transported to the Johns Hopkins Children's Center, the other to the University of Maryland Medical Center. Both were transported by Baltimore County Fire Department medical personnel as Priority 1 patients.

Fire crews were dispatched at 1:26 p.m.; commanders called a second alarm at 1:32 p.m. Engine crews quickly located the two children inside the home, and personnel from Truck 5 (Halethorpe) rescued them.

About 12 families were displaced by this fire. The Red Cross was notified to assist.

The cause of the fire is under investigation by Baltimore County Police fire investigators.

About 40 pieces of fire equipment responded to this call.

 
 
Revised September 27, 2016