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Date: Oct 11, 2019

The Baltimore County Police Homicide Unit is now investigating a serious assault case after the victim died of his injuries.

The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner ruled the man's death a homicide from multiple head injuries with complications this morning after an autopsy was performed. The man, identified as William David Johnson Jr. (78) with no fixed address, remained hospitalized at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center since the incident on September 24 until his death Sunday morning, October 6.

Police were dispatched to the 500 block of Eastern Boulevard for a call of an unconscious subject just after 9 a.m. Tuesday morning, September 24.The victim had been struck repeatedly with a blunt object, causing multiple injuries to the man.

No suspect has yet been identified in this case, which has been forwarded to the Homicide Unit for further investigation. Anyone who may have information is asked to call 410-307-2020. Callers may remain anonymous.

Reward Offered

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, online or via mobile app.

Phone: 1-866-7LOCKUP

Web tip: www.metrocrimestoppers.org

NEW Mobile App: P3TIPS

A man was taken to an area hospital for treatment of an injury sustained in a shooting this morning.

Police were called to the 1600 block of Lyle Court, 21234 at 10:17 a.m. for a subject with a gunshot wound. Arriving officers located the victim, an adult man, who did appear to be suffering from an injury consistent with a gunshot wound. He was transported to an area hospital for treatment and is expected to survive.

Officers canvassed the area for the suspect, closing down some area roadways and placing Halstead Academy on "lockout" status during the initial search. The suspect was not located and remains outstanding.

The Baltimore County Police Violent Crimes Unit responded to the scene to further the investigation into the circumstances surrounding the shooting. Anyone with information is asked to call 410-307-2020. Callers may remain anonymous.

Reward Offered

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, online or via mobile app.

Phone: 1-866-7LOCKUP

Web tip: www.metrocrimestoppers.org

NEW Mobile App: P3TIPS

 
 
Revised June 27, 2017