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Date: Jul 8, 2019

UPDATE (July 8, 2019 4:15 p.m.):

Booking photo of Jonathan Hickey.Police have identified the deceased victim of a shooting on North Point Road, 21219 early yesterday morning as 26-year-old Brandon Austin Boemmel of the 6700 block of North Point Road.

Jonathan Clay Hickey (28) of the 7500 block of North Point Road, 21219 has been charged with first and second degree murder and remains held without bond following a bail review hearing today.

Original Release (July 7, 2019 12:05 p.m.):

One man has died, another arrested, following a disturbance that escalated into a fatal shooting in Edgemere early this morning.

The victim, a 26-year-old man not yet identified, died at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center around 4:30 this morning while he was being treated for at least one gunshot wound to the upper body.

Officers responded to the 7500 block of North Point Road for the shooting just after 2 a.m. Medics responded to the scene and began treating the victim immediately, who was in critical condition while being transported to the hospital.

The suspect involved in the shooting remained at the scene and was taken to police headquarters for questioning. The Baltimore County Police Homicide Unit is continuing their investigation into the circumstances surrounding this fatal shooting.

Update: (July 12, 2019 4:50 p.m.): 

Baltimore County Police are releasing the name of the officer involved in the shooting of the suspect on July 6, 2019 at the Duke’s Motel in the 7900-block of Pulaski Highway, 21237.

Officer McCampbell is a 20-year veteran currently assigned to Tactical Unit. He has not been involved in any prior shootings. Officer McCampbell has been placed on routine administrative leave.

UPDATE (July 8, 12:50 p.m.):

Detectives from the Baltimore County Police Homicide Unit have identified the suspect in the police-involved shooting at Duke’s Motel Saturday night as the same suspect who shot a woman in Windsor Mill earlier that morning. The suspect is identified as Kareem Omar Morgan (43) of the 2000 block of Shore Road, 21222.

Morgan died during an exchange of gunfire with police Saturday night as officers from the Tactical Team attempted to execute a search and seizure warrant and arrest warrant at the room he was staying in at Duke’s Motel.

The Homicide Unit and Internal Affairs Unit are continuing their investigation into this officer-involved shooting.

Original Release (July 7, 2019 1:54 a.m.):

An exchange of gunfire as officers attempted to execute both an arrest and a search and seizure warrant at Duke's Motel in Rosedale resulted in the suspect suffering a gunshot wound. The suspect was wanted in connection with a shooting in Windsor Mill early this morning and was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Early Morning Shooting in Windsor Mill

Officers responded to the 1700 block of Winding Brook Way around 5 a.m. when the victim called 9-1-1 after being shot by her ex-boyfriend.

The suspect forced his way into the woman's townhome, then became involved in a physical altercation with her, during which she was shot at least once in the lower body. The suspect fled the location in a vehicle following the shooting. The woman, 37, was transported to an area hospital and is expected to survive her wounds.

Officer-Involved Shooting at Duke's Motel

Detectives from the Baltimore County Police Violent Crimes Unit continued to follow leads throughout the morning and afternoon hours in an attempt to locate the suspect. Patrol officers throughout the county were made aware of the description of a vehicle the suspect may be driving. An astute officer from the White Marsh Precinct located the vehicle parked on the lot at Duke's Motel in the 7900 block of Pulaski Highway in Rosedale.

The Tactical Operations Team was utilized to serve the warrants at a room believed to be occupied by the suspect from the Windsor Mill shooting. As the team began to breach the motel room there was an exchange of gunfire, during which the sole occupant of the room suffered a gunshot wound. He was immediately treated by medics staged nearby for the warrant execution but subsequently pronounced deceased at the scene. No officers were injured during the exchange.

At this hour detectives are continuing to work to positively identify the deceased suspect and make proper death notifications. A firearm was recovered from inside the motel room.

The Baltimore County Police Homicide Unit responded to the scene to conduct the investigation into the officer-involved shooting. Any officer identified as being involved in the shooting will be placed on routine administrative leave pending the conclusion of the investigation by the Homicide Unit and Internal Affairs Unit, which will then be forwarded to the Office of the State's Attorney for review.

 
 
Revised June 27, 2017