UPDATE  (July 24, 2020 10:45 a.m.):

Baltimore County Police arrested Michael Guy Fisher (24) of the 5400 block of Omahar Avenue, 21216 for the murder of Jerry Eley on December 29, 2019.

The investigation determined that Fisher and Eley were involved in a narcotics transaction that resulted in Fisher shooting Eley in the upper body. Eley died as a result of his injuries.

Fisher is charged with first degree murder and held at the Baltimore County Detention Center on a no bail status.

Original (December 30, 2019 12:06 p.m.):

County Police Investigating Homicide in Reisterstown

Just before 8:00 p.m. on December 29, 2019, Baltimore County Police were called to the area of the 12000-block of Tarragon Road, 21136 for a person lying on the ground. Police arrived and located a victim suffering from an apparent gunshot wound to the upper body. The victim was pronounced deceased at the scene. He has been identified as Jerry Josiah Eley, 28, of the 3400-block Mayfield Avenue, 21244.

Baltimore County Police Homicide detectives are continuing their investigation at this time. If anyone has information about this case, please call Baltimore County Police at 410-307-2020.

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