At 6:40 p.m. on December 28, 2018, Baltimore County Police responded to the 4300-block of Butler Road, 21136 for a burglary that resulted in a shooting. Officers were able to determine that an intoxicated 31-year-old woman walked onto the front porch of a residence. The homeowner, a 80-year-old man came to the front door and attempted to have the woman leave his property. The woman then pushed the man and forced her way inside the home.

The homeowner then shot the woman after she forced her way inside the house. The woman was transported to a local hospital for medical treatment after suffering a gunshot wound to the lower body. Baltimore County Police Violent Crimes Unit detectives are continuing their investigation at this time. The woman is receiving medical treatment but is expected to survive her injuries. Police also learned that the woman lives near the homeowner. More information will be provided once the woman is formally charged. Detectives will also review the case with the Baltimore County State’s Attorney’s Office.