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Update (August 23, 2019):

Arrest Made in Homicide on Shagbark Road

Photo of Deontaye Banks, arrested in homicide on Shagbark Road.Baltimore County Police have identified the suspect in a homicide that occurred in the 200 block of Shagbark Road, 21220 on August 19. Deontae Maurice Banks, 22, of the unit block of Cornbury Court, 21117 has been charged with first degree murder, first degree rape and armed robbery.

Homicide detectives determined that the suspect went to the house on Shagbark Road to meet with a female. Once inside the house, the suspect stole money and sexually assaulted the woman. Afterwards, Banks and the victim, Curtis Jerome McKisset, had an argument that resulted in Banks pulling out a handgun and shooting McKisset.

Deontae Banks is currently being held at the Baltimore County Department of Corrections on denied bail status.

Original Release (August 20, 2019):

Just before midnight on August 19, 2019, Baltimore County Police received a call for a shooting in the 200-block of Shagbark Road, 21220. Officers arrived and found the victim, a 44 year old male inside the house. The man was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced deceased. Police are withholding the victim’s identification until his next of kin have been notified of his death.

Baltimore County Police Homicide detectives are conducting their investigation at this time and additional details will be released as they become available. If you have any information about this murder, please call Baltimore County Police at 410-307-2020.

Reward Offered

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, online or via mobile app.

Phone: 1-866-7LOCKUP

Web tip: www.metrocrimestoppers.org

NEW Mobile App: P3TIPS

Photo of Corporal Samuel Snyder, killed in the line-of-duty in 1983.Today, Baltimore County Police Officers are wearing a mourning band on their badges in memory of Corporal Samuel Snyder.

In August 1983, 71-year-old Corporal Samuel Snyder, a 30-year veteran of the Baltimore County Police Department, responded to the Bel-Loc Diner in the 1700 block of East Joppa Road 21234 to assist other officers with a call for service. While he was at the scene, he was shot by a subject. He died 10 days later as a result of his injuries.

Corporal Samuel Snyder’s name, along with other fallen heroes, is inscribed on a monument at Patriot Plaza in Towson.

Update (August 22, 2019):

Police Release Additional Details on Glen Arm Double Shooting

Baltimore County Police continue to investigate the August 18th shooting that occurred in the unit-block of Running Fox Road, 21057. Detectives have learned that a teenager rented the house for a party, but was later told that the party is not allowed to be held at the residence. Numerous unknown subjects arrived at the location. As everyone was leaving the location, an altercation occurred between several people which escalated into the shooting. Both victims continue to receive medical treatment at this time.

Police are seeking to identify numerous witnesses to this shooting. If you have any information you can contact Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7LOCKUP or go online to metrocrimestoppers.org and you may be eligible for a reward up to $2,000.00.

Reward Offered

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, online or via mobile app.

Phone: 1-866-7LOCKUP

Web tip: www.metrocrimestoppers.org

NEW Mobile App: P3TIPS

Original Release (August 19, 2019):

Just before 1:00 a.m. on August 18, 2019, Baltimore County Police responded to the unit-block of Running Fox Road, 21057 for a shooting. When police arrived they found two victims, a 16-year-old male and an 18-year-old male, both suffering from trauma to the body. The victims were transported to local hospitals for treatment. The victims are expected to survive their injuries.

Detectives from the Police Department’s Violent Crime Unit are conducting their investigation at this time and believe that this is an isolated incident.

If anyone has information about this case, please call 9-1-1.

Reward Offered

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, online or via mobile app.

Phone: 1-866-7LOCKUP

Web tip: www.metrocrimestoppers.org

NEW Mobile App: P3TIPS

 
 
Revised June 27, 2017