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Date: Mar 14, 2016

UPDATE (March 15, 2016  9:38 a.m.):

Baltimore County Police have charged a suspect in connection with a shooting in Parkville last night that left a man injured. 

Rasheed Isiah Cannon (20) of the 6300 block of Eastern Parkway 21214 has been charged with attempted first-degree murder, handgun violation, and related charges. He is being held without bail at the Baltimore County Detention Center. 

Just after 6:30 p.m. last night, police responded to a home in the Unit block of Cody Avenue 21234 for a shooting. When officers arrived on the scene, they found a man suffering from multiple gunshot wounds to the upper body. He was taken to an area hospital for treatment and is expected to survive. 

The investigation has indicated that the suspect had come to location and was known to one of the people in the home. The suspect shot the victim during a robbery inside the home and fled the scene.

 

This incident remains under investigation by the Baltimore County Police Violent Crimes Unit.

    

Booking Photograph for Rasheed Isiah Cannon

Original release (March 14, 2016  9:11 p.m.):

County Police Investigate Shooting Inside a Home on Cody Avenue

Just after 6:30 p.m., Baltimore County Police responded to the Unit block of Cody Avenue, 21234, for a shooting. Officers found a male victim inside the house, suffering from multiple gun shot wounds to the upper body.

The adult male victim was transported to a local hospital for treatment. His current condition is unknown.

This investigation is continuing but police have been able to determine that this was an isolated incident and the victim was targeted by a suspect or suspects. Detectives are not searching for any suspects at this time and there is no threat to the public's safety in the area. No further information at this time.

On March 14 at 1 p.m., 11 Baltimore County police officers will be promoted. The ceremony will take place in the University Union - Potomac Lounge at Towson University, 8000 York Road, Towson, 21252.

County Executive Kevin Kamenetz and Police Chief Jim Johnson will join family and friends of the promotional candidates at the ceremony and will present the certificates. The oath of office will be administered by the Honorable Julie Ensor, Clerk of the Circuit Court. The invocation and benediction will be offered by Police Chaplain, the Reverend Darron D. McKinney Sr.

The following is the list of the promoted officers and their new assignments:

  • Lieutenant Michael A. Cortes III is promoted to the rank of Captain and assigned to the Support Operations Division.
  • Sergeant Alan C. Hamby is promoted to the rank of Lieutenant and assigned to Precinct 1/Wilkens.
  • Sergeant William K. Vaselaros is promoted to the rank of Lieutenant and assigned to Precinct 12/Dundalk.
  • Corporal Morgan G. Hassler is promoted to the rank of Sergeant and assigned to Precinct 8/Parkville.
  • Corporal Timothy M. McCreer Jr. is promoted to the rank of Sergeant and assigned to Precinct 9/White Marsh.
  • Corporal Timothy S. Rutherford is promoted to the rank of Sergeant and assigned to Precinct 2/Woodlawn.
  • Corporal Leonard C. Schroeder is promoted to the rank of Sergeant and assigned to Precinct 1/Wilkens.
  • Officer Matthew J. Barnes is promoted to the rank of Corporal and assigned to the Criminal Investigations Bureau.
  • Officer Michael J. Czyzewski is promoted to the rank of Corporal and assigned to Precinct 4/Pikesville.
  • Officer Jeffrey A. Mickle is promoted to the rank of Corporal and assigned to Precinct 8/Parkville.
  • Officer Barbara P. Sullivan is promoted to the rank of Corporal and assigned to the Operations Bureau.
 
 
Revised June 27, 2017