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Date: Oct 4, 2016

UPDATE (October 4, 2016  6:04 p.m.):

Phillip Misowitz has been indicted by a Baltimore County Grand Jury for first-degree murder, first-degree assault, and second-degree assault. He remains held without bail at the Baltimore County Detention Center.

Original release (October 4, 2016  8:42 a.m.):

A Rosedale man has died after being assaulted by his grandson on September 10.

On September 10 at 9:43 p.m., Baltimore County Police responded to an apartment in the 1200 block of Chesaco Avenue 21237 for a report of an assault with injury. When officers arrived on the scene, they found 32-year-old Phillip Misowitz sitting on the front steps with what appeared to be blood on his shirt. He told officers “You guys are here for me”.

Officers found 77-year-old Robert Harmic in the apartment suffering from a head injury. He was taken to Franklin Square Hospital for treatment.

The investigation indicated that Misowitz had been involved in an argument with his mother and Harmic, who is his grandfather. During the argument, Misowitz picked up a glass candy jar from the living room and threw it at Harmic, hitting him in the head.

Misowitz was taken into custody and charged with first-degree assault and two counts of second-degree assault.

Harmic died from his injuries on September 29. An autopsy indicated that his cause of death was blunt force trauma. The manner of his death was homicide.

Misowitz is currently being held without bail at the Baltimore County Detention Center.

 

Booking Photograph of Phillip Misowitz

UPDATE (October 4, 2016  11:15 a.m.):

Baltimore County Police have identified the man who died after being shot on Caraway Road in Reisterstown Sunday night as 18-year-old Sardor Fayziev of the unit block of Gloucester Court 21136.

Police were called to the 200 block of Caraway Road 21136 just after 8:30 p.m. October 2. When officers arrived on the scene, they found Fayziev sitting in the driver seat of a car suffering from a gunshot wound to the upper body. He was transported to the R Adams Cowley shock Trauma Center where he died the next day.

The investigation has indicated that Fayziev and two other people had arrived at the location in a car. Two suspects approached the car, opened the rear doors and began to assault the passenger in the back seat. During the assault, a shot was fired that struck Fayziev in the upper body. The two suspects then got into a car driven by a third suspect and left the scene.

Detectives identified 20-year-old Brayhant Leonel Sosa-Gonzalez of the 100 block of Brookebury Drive 21136 as one of the suspects. He was taken into custody yesterday afternoon. Sosa-Gonzlez has been charged with first-degree murder and first-degree assault. He is being held without bail at the Baltimore County Detention Center.

This incident remains under active investigation by the Baltimore County Police Homicide Unit. Detectives believe that this was a targeted crime and are continuing to work to identify the other two suspects.

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

Booking Photograph of Brayhant Leonel Sosa-Gonzalez

    

    

    

    

    

   

 

    

 

 

UPDATE (October 3, 2016  7:31 p.m.):

The man who was shot as he sat in his car on Caraway Road in Reisterstown Sunday night has died.

This incident remains under active investigation by the Baltimore County Police Homicide Unit. Detectives believe that this was a targeted crime.

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

Further information will be released as it becomes available.

UPDATE (October 3, 2016  8:17 a.m.):

Baltimore County Police are continuing to investigate after a man was shot while sitting in his car on Caraway Road in Reisterstown last night. The man remains hospitalized in critical condition.

Investigators believe that this was a targeted crime.

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 (October 2, 2016  10:49 p.m.):

An 18-year-old man was critically injured after being shot Sunday night.

Police were called to the 200 block of Caraway Road in Reisterstown at approximately 8:31 p.m. after the victim was shot while in the driver's seat of his car.  He was transported to an area hospital where he is in critical condition after being shot at least once in the upper body.

Police believe the victim was targeted and that there is no danger to the general public, although the suspect fled the scene and remains outstanding at this time.  

This crime is currently under investigation by the Baltimore County Police Department Violent Crimes Unit.

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

Callers to Metro Crime Stoppers

If your tip to the Metro Crime Stoppers hotline leads to the arrest and/or indictment of a suspect, for a felony crime, you may be eligible for a cash reward of up to $2,000 from Metro Crime Stoppers.

If you have information on the above crime/suspect please call, text, or e-mail: Metro Crime Stoppers hotline available 24-hours a day toll free.

Phone: 1-866-7LOCKUP

Text message: Text "MCS" plus your message to "CRIMES" (274637)

Web tip: www.metrocrimestoppers.org

 
 
Revised June 27, 2017