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Date: Feb 6, 2020

Baltimore County Police Violent Crimes Detectives are investigating an incident in Middle River that left a victim injured this afternoon.

On 2/6/20 at 4:42 p.m., officers responded to the unit block of Oak Grove Drive in Middle River for a call of a gunshot wound. Responding officers located a victim who sustained trauma to the lower body. Medics responded and transported the victim to a local hospital to be treated for injuries. The victim is expected to survive. 

Baltimore County Police Violent Crimes Detectives are currently investigating the circumstances surrounding this incident. More information will be provided as it becomes available. Anyone with information should contact the Baltimore County Police Violent Crimes Unit by calling 410-307-2020.

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Police continue to investigating a fatal pedestrian-involved crash on Liberty Road that happened yesterday evening.

The pedestrian, identified as 53-year-old Ken Wallace Geter of the 3000 block of Thorndale Avenue, 21215, was struck by the front passenger side of a Honda Fit traveling eastbound on Liberty Road approaching St. Lukes Lane when he stepped into the travel lane around 8:20 p.m. He was transported to Sinai Hospital where he died a short time later.

The Baltimore County Police Crash Investigation Team is working to determine what factors may have contributed to this fatal crash.

UPDATE (February 6, 2020 10:30 a.m.):

Booking photo of John Hurley Marking JrBaltimore County Police arrested a suspect in the hit-and-run death of a man on New Year’s Eve yesterday.

The victim, Thomas Charles Gluick (62), was crossing Dulaney Valley Road when he was struck by a dark colored truck that fled the scene. Gluick died from his injuries nearly two weeks later.

The suspect, identified as John Hurley Marking Jr (34) of the 7500 block of Ridge Road, 21104, is charged with negligent manslaughter and other traffic-related offenses. He was released on a $20,000 unsecured bond late last night.

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UPDATE: (January 13, 2020 9 a.m.) 

The pedestrian involved in a hit-and-run crasht in Towson on New Year's Eve was pronounced deceased on January 12, 2020. 

The evening of December 31, 2019, Thomas Charles Gluick (62) of Marietta, Georgia crossed the intersection of Dulaney Valley Road and Fairmount Avenue when a dark colored pick-up truck made a left turn from Fairmount Avenue onto northbound Dulaney Valley Road and struck Gluick. The vehicle left the scene without stopping. Gluick was transported to a local hospital for his injuries. Gluick was later pronounced deceased during the early morning hours of January 12, 2020. 

Police are still investigating and searching for more information. After reviewing surveillance video, officers have determined that the suspect vehicle is a 2013-2020 Dodge Ram. 

Any witnesses or anyone with information is asked to contact the Baltimore County Police Crash Team by calling 410-307-2020. Callers may remain anonymous.

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Original Release: (January 2, 2020 10:45 a.m.)

Police Investigating December 31st Hit-and-Run

On December 31, 2019 at 7:24 p.m., police responded to the intersection of Dulaney Valley Road and Fairmount Avenue in Towson for a pedestrian struck. The pedestrian, an adult male, was transported by medics to a local hospital for injuries and is in critical condition. The suspect vehicle left the scene without stopping. The suspect vehicle is described as a dark colored, full-sized, four-door pick-up truck, possibly with a tool box or bed cover on the back of the truck.

Any witnesses or anyone with information is asked to contact the Baltimore County Police Crash Team by calling 410-307-2020. Callers may remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward when submitting tips through Metro Crime Stoppers.

 
 
Revised June 27, 2017