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Detectives from the Baltimore County Police Violent Crimes Unit are investigating a shooing that seriously injured a man in the Woodlawn Precinct last night.

Police were called to the 900 block of Coleridge Road, 21229 for a shooting around 10:15 p.m. when a man was struck several times in both the upper and lower body, suffering life-threatening wounds. He was transported to an area hospital for treatment. The suspect(s) fled the area prior to arrival.

Anyone with information on this shooting, or who may have seen or heard anything in the area at that time, is asked to contact police at 410-307-2020. Callers may remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward if submitting tips through Metro Crime Stoppers.

A 19-year-old man and his dog were killed in a crash on Dolfield Boulevard in Owings Mills late last night.

The preliminary investigation indicates that a Honda Accord traveling southbound on Dolfield Boulevard around 10:34 p.m. struck a Hyundai Elantra that was turning left onto Mill Centre Drive from the northbound lane of Dolfield Boulevard. The Hyundai was then pushed into a light pole. The driver of the Hyundai was pronounced deceased at the scene. A black labrador that was inside the  Hyundai was ejected from the vehicle during the crash and also died at the scene.  The driver of the Honda, an 18-year-old man, was transported to an area hospital in serious condition.

The driver of the Hyundai is identified as Zachary Pierce Friedlander of the unit block of Bridle Court, 21136.

The Baltimore County police crash investigation team is continuing to work to determine the factors involved in the cause of this fatal crash. 

Police are investigating a shooting in Essex that injured a woman early this morning.

The woman, 21, had been dropped off to the rear of a home in the 100-block of Kingston Road when she was shot at least once in the upper body, suffering life-threatening injuries.  She was transported to an area hospital for treatment. 

The suspect(s) fled the area prior to police arrival. Detectives from the Baltimore County Police Violent Crimes Unit are continuing to investigate this incident. Anyone who may have information concerning this shooting is asked to call police at 410-307-2020. 

Revised June 27, 2017