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Date: Sep 27, 2018

UPDATE (September 27, 2018 4 p.m.):

The critically injured pedestrian in a crash on the parking lot of the Social Security Administration has died. He is identified as John E. Misselhorn of the 16000 block of Ramsay Circle in Stewartstown, Pennsylvania and worked at the Social Security Administration building.

Original Release (September 26, 2018 9:22 a.m.):

The Baltimore County Police Crash Investigation Team is investigating a serious crash on the parking lot of the Social Security Administration at 6401 Security Boulevard. Two pedestrians were struck by a vehicle that had just entered the parking lot as they were walking across the lot toward the building. Both pedestrians have been transported to local hospitals, one with a minor injury, the other suffering a life-threatening injury. The driver remained at scene.

More information will be provided when made available.

UPDATE (September 27, 2018 10:09 a.m.):

Baltimore County Police has charged David Lee Sanders (24) of the 600 block of Yorkshire Drive, 21040 with multiple counts of Attempted First Degree Murder, and First and Second Degree Assault in the stabbing of three victims at El's County Line Bar & Grill (Formerly the Dew Drop Inn) on Philadelphia Road in Kingsville early Sunday morning.

Booking photo of Defendant SandersThree adult men suffered stab wounds during a physical altercation involving Sanders on the parking lot shortly after midnight. All three men were taken to area hospitals for treatment and are expected to recover from their wounds.

Sanders fled the scene before police arrived but was quickly identified by detectives. A warrant was obtained for his arrest on Sunday. He was located and arrested early this morning.

Sanders is currently being held without bail at the Baltimore County Detention Center pending a bail review hearing.

Original Release (September 23, 2018 4:19 p.m.):

On September 23, 2018 at 12:17 a.m., Baltimore County Police were called to the parking lot of a bar located in the 12300-block of Philadelphia Road, 21087 for a stabbing. Police arrived and found three victims. The adult male victims were transported to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Detectives continue to investigate the circumstances leading up to this incident. If anyone has information about this case, please call the Baltimore County Police at 410-307-2020.

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UPDATE (September 27, 2018 8:39 a.m.):

Booking photo of Defendant William Lee LipscombBaltimore County Police have charged William Lee Lipscomb (25) of the 3200 block of Miller Avenue, 21220 with two counts of Attempted First Degree Murder, two counts of First Degree Assault, and Use of a Firearm in the Commission of a Felony in the double shooting on Miller Avenue Tuesday night. He is currently being held without bail at the Baltimore County Detention Center pending a bail review hearing.

Original Post (September 26, 2018 4:50 p.m.):

Baltimore County Police are investigating a double shooting in Middle River that left two men injured last night.

Police responded to a local hospital for a report of two gunshot wound victims around 8:30 p.m. The preliminary investigation indicates that the shooting occurred in the 3200 block of Miller Avenue in Middle River around 8 p.m. following an ongoing dispute between the suspect and the two victims, ages 22 and 24. Officers were called to the location following a disturbance involving the same individuals earlier in the evening. The victims were driven to a local hospital following the shooting. Both were struck in the upper body and both are expected to survive.

The suspect has been identified. More information will be released following formal charging of the suspect. The Baltimore County Violent Crimes Unit is continuing their investigation into this shooting.

Revised June 27, 2017