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Date: Mar 27, 2017

UPDATE (March 27 3:55 p.m.):

Two suspects have been charged in a shooting that occurred on Lakebrook Circle in Lansdown Saturday night.

Willie Edward Bulls III, 27, of the 4000 block of Wilsby Avenue in Baltimore City and Jamal Akeen Flowers, 27, of the 3300 block of Lawnview Avenue in Baltimore City are both charged with Attempted 1st Degree Murder, Attempted 2nd Degree Murder, 1st Degree Assault, and the Use of a Firearm in the Commission of a Felony/Violent Crime. Both are being held without bail at the Baltimore County Detention Center.

Police responded to the area of Lakebrook Circle and Charleston Avenue around 9:54 p.m. Saturday night when a citizen called 9-1-1 after hearing gunshots fired. Shortly thereafter a 22-year-old man walked in to St. Agnes Hospital suffering from at least one gunshot wound to the lower body. The victim told police that he was shot while walking in the 2900 block of Lakebrook Circle after being approached by one of the suspects. Both suspects then fled the scene. Police secured the crime scene and quickly developed suspect information. Both suspects were arrested and charged Sunday morning.

Original Release (March 26, 2017 1:32 a.m.):

Baltimore County Police continue to investigate after a man walked in to a local hospital with a gunshot wound.

Police were called to the hospital for a man suffering a gunshot wound to the lower body around 9:53 p.m. on Saturday night. They have been able to determine that the victim, an adult male, was outside in the 2900 block of Lakebrook Circle in Lansdown when he was shot. He is expected to survive his injuries. Police are still uncertain of the circumstances surrounding the shooting but believe the victim was targeted.

The suspect remains unidentified at this time.

This crime continues to be investigated by the Baltimore County Violent Crimes Unit.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 410-307-2020.

Anyone with information on this case can also submit a tip to Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7LOCKUP. For more information on other ways to contact Metro Crime Stoppers, as well as information on rewards offered by or through them, check their website at www.metrocrimestoppers.org. 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, text message, or online.

UPDATE (March 27, 2017 3:30 p.m.):

Police have identified and charged two suspects in the shooting of a man on the parking lot of the Liberty Court Shopping Center Friday afternoon.

Derrick Dwight Young, 25, of the 3900 block of Parkview Avenue in Gwynn Oak is charged with Attempted 1st Degree Murder, 1st Degree Assault and Armed Robbery.

Sherral Faye Marie Crump, 29, of the 1700 block of West Pratt Street in Baltimore City is charged with Attempted 1st Degree Murder, 1st Degree Assault, Armed Robbery and Driving Without A License.

The investigation into this incident has revealed that the victim met the two suspects on the parking lot, who then attempted to rob him. When the victim did not comply, Derrick Young shot at him, striking him multiple times in the lower body as he attempted to flee. The two suspects fled the scene in a car driven by Sherral Crump.

Both suspects are being held at the Baltimore County Detention Center on no bail status.

Original Release (March 24, 2017 10:13 p.m.):

A man was transported to an area hospital after police were called to the Liberty Court shopping center for a call of a gunshot wound.

Police responded to the 8600 block of Liberty Road in Randallstown around 4:34 p.m. Friday afternoon after an altercation between two men on the parking lot turned violent. An unknown suspect shot the victim, a 34-year-old man from the 3800 block of Brownhill Road in Randallstown, at least once in the lower body. He is expected to survive his injuries. The suspect fled the area prior to police arrival.

Baltimore County Violent Crimes Unit is continuing to investigate this crime.

Anyone with information on this crime is asked to contact police at 410-307-2020.

Anyone with information on this case can also submit a tip to Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7LOCKUP. For more information on other ways to contact Metro Crime Stoppers, as well as information on rewards offered by or through them, check their website at www.metrocrimestoppers.org. 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, text message, or online.

Two of Central Maryland’s most serious weather disasters – tornadoes and flooding – commonly occur during the spring and summer months.

Local emergency preparedness officials encourage citizens and business owners to take time now to:

  • Review their home and business emergency plans – or to develop one, if they don’t have one.
  • Familiarize themselves with where to go and what to do when tornadoes threaten.
  • Educate licensed drivers to “Turn Around, Don’t Drown” when confronted with standing water in roadways.

Flood Safety Awareness Week

The National Weather Service declared March 13 to 17, National Flood Safety Awareness Week.

Floods and flash floods take more lives than any other weather disaster. More than half of those fatalities occur when vehicles are swept away by flood waters.

The National Weather Service’s “Turn Around, Don’t Drown” campaign raises awareness about the hazards of attempting to drive through floodwaters. Visit www.floodsafety.noaa.gov for detailed information about this campaign and other flood safety issues.

Also, www.floodsmart.gov – the web site of the National Flood Insurance Program – is an extremely valuable resource about flood risks and flood insurance. The site contains the most recent information on flood maps and allows you to enter your zip code for information about your level of flood risk.

Tornado Season

Though tornadoes are usually associated with the Midwest, they are fairly common in Maryland as well. The conditions that spawn tornadoes can occur at any time of year, but especially in spring and summer.

Bookmark the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) excellent resource on tornadoes, www.ready.gov/tornadoes. This site includes where to go and what to do when a tornado is sighted.

 
 
Revised June 27, 2017