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Date: Jun 25, 2019

At 11:58 p.m. on June 24, 2019, Baltimore County Police responded to a convenience store in the 800-block of S. Marlyn Avenue, 21221 for a man suffering from a gunshot wound. Subsequent investigation determined that the victim, a 26-year-old man, was shot by an unknown suspect in the area of S. Marlyn Avenue and Sandalwood Road. The circumstances that led up to the shooting remain under investigation at this time. 

The victim was transported to a local hospital with a gunshot wound to the mid-body. He is expected to survive his injuries. 

The Violent Crimes Unit is handling this case. Please call 410-307-2020 with any information. 

UPDATE (July 25, 2019 2:21 p.m.):

The body of a man discovered deceased in Patapsco State Park in mid-June has been identified as Glenroy Copeland (27) from Elkridge, Howard County.

The results of an autopsy by the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner determined cause and manner of death to be multiple gunshot wounds and homicide. The Baltimore County Police Homicide Unit continue to actively investigate this case.

Original Release (June 17, 2019 3:17 p.m.):

Baltimore County Police are investigating after the body of an adult man was found in Patapsco State Park last night.

A woman walking her dog along a trail in the park discovered the body around 5 p.m. last night near River and Thistle roads. The body has been transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner for autopsy to determine the cause and manner of death, as well as for identification purposes.

The Baltimore County Police Homicide Unit responded to the scene and will be continuing the investigation into the man's death.

Revised June 27, 2017