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Date: Jul 26, 2019

Baltimore County Police continue to investigate a shooting in the 9900 block of Liberty Road last night.

Police were dispatched around 9:25 p.m. after the victim suffered a gunshot wound to the upper body while outside of his home. The victim, 25, was transported to an area hospital but is expected to survive his wound. The suspect fled the scene prior to police arrival.

Detectives from the Baltimore County Police Violent Crimes Unit responded and are investigating the possibility that the victim in this shooting was targeted. Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 410-307-2020. Callers may remain anonymous.

Graduation exercises for the 113th Recruit Class of the Baltimore County Fire-Rescue Academy were held Thursday night at Loch Raven High School.

The class comprises 26 graduates who this weekend will begin working at fire stations throughout the county. Twenty-three are Probationary Firefighters, and three are Probationary Paramedics.

Recruit Austin Luera received the Academic Achievement Award, given to the recruit with the highest grade point average.

Recruit Nicole Carter received the Isaac Burke Award, given to a recruit who with little experience in the fire service who has overcome personal obstacles to succeed during his/her time at the Academy.

Recruit Christopher Books was the class speaker.

The recruits and their station assignments are as follows:

Paramedic

  • PM Matthew Coclough -- Texas 
  • PM Donald Hawkins -- Towson
  • PM Jason Jackman -- Garrison

Probationary Firefighter

  • PFF Bruce Adams Jr. -- Randallstown
  • PFF Alex Berkeridge -- Eastview
  • PFF Christopher Brooks -- Towson
  • PFF Rebecca Budnick -- Golden Ring
  • PFF Carlin Bullinger -- Golden Ring
  • PFF Morgan Callan -- Brooklandville
  • PFF Ivan Canizalez -- Fullerton
  • PFF Nicole Carter -- Halethorpe
  • PFF Haseeb Durrani -- Middle River
  • PFF Rachel Flint -- Essex
  • PFF Lucas Grutkowski -- Essex
  • PFF Jessica Heinzelman -- Golden Ring
  • PFF Troy Hooper Jr. -- Catonsville
  • PFF Christopher Lloyd -- Essex
  • PFF Austin Luera -- Brooklandville
  • PFF Katlyn Phelps -- Fullerton
  • PFF Lauren Pirchalski -- Woodlawn
  • PFF Danielle Sayler -- Perry Hall
  • PFF Steven Serraro -- Brooklandville
  • PFF Branden Smith -- Golden Ring
  • PFF Timothy Stem -- Fullerton
  • PFF Jhalen Thompson -- Texas
  • PFF D'Andre Wood -- Garrison

Baltimore County Police are hoping you can help identify either of two suspects who attempted to break into a residence in Halethorpe in the early morning hours of July 20, while the resident was home and unaware.

The two suspects approached the residence in the 2600 block of Tulip Avenue around 5 a.m., one of whom wore a partial mask covering the lower portion of his face. They looked into the windows, then walked away. The suspect wearing the mask returned wearing gloves and attempted to open a window to gain entry without success, then suddenly fled.

If you have any information on this crime or are able to help identify either of these suspects call the Baltimore County Police Precinct Investigative Services Team for Wilkens Precinct at 410-887-0872. Callers may remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward when leaving tips through Metro Crime Stoppers.

 
 
Revised June 27, 2017