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Date: Mar 2020

Baltimore County Police arrested a man after responding to a domestic-related shooting yesterday afternoon.

Police responded to the 100 block of Walnut Avenue, 21206 at 3:47 p.m. for a call of a shooting. Detectives determined that the suspect was involved in an altercation with a woman at his home when another man attempted to intervene. The suspect shot the man in the lower body, and was then subdued and disarmed by other people in the home who held him until officers arrived on the scene.

Both the victim and the suspect were transported to local hospitals for treatment. Both are expected to survive.

The suspect, identified as James Thomas Blue (59) of the 100 block of Walnut Avenue, 21206 is charged with attempted first degree murder, first degree assault, second degree assault, and the use of a firearm in a felony. He is held on a no bail status at the Baltimore County Detention Center pending a bail review hearing.

UPDATE (March 27, 2020 8:51 p.m.):

booking photo of Michael Kevin Richardson JrBaltimore County Police have arrested Michael Kevin Richardson, Jr. (25) in connection with the death of Anthony Laron Richardson Jr. (not related). Suspect Richardson has been charged with first degree murder. He was arrested on March 26. Police have determined that the suspect targeted the victim.

On February 25, police responded to the unit block of Comet Court, 21234 for a shooting. The initial investigation determined that Victim Richardson was shot at least once while on Comet Court. He was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

Suspect Richardson is held on a no bail status pending a bail review at the Baltimore County Detention Center. Anyone with information is asked to call 410-887-2222 or the Baltimore County Police Department' s Homicide Unit at 410-887-3943.

Original Release (February 26, 2020 9:35 a.m.):

Baltimore County Police homicide detectives are investigating a shooting on Comet Court, 21234. The victim was transported to Sinai Hospital where he later died.

The initial investigation determined that the man, identified as Anthony Laron Richardson, Jr. (23) of the unit block of Solar Circle, 21234, was shot at least once in the unit block of Comet Court in Parkville around 10:25 p.m.

Detectives are continuing to determine the circumstances surrounding the shooting and ask anyone who may have seen or heard anything to contact police at 410-307-2020. Callers may remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward when submitting tips through Metro Crime Stoppers.

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

booking photo of Indra Teresa BaileyUPDATE (March 27, 2020 2:45 p.m.):

Baltimore County Police have arrested Indra Teresa Bailey yesterday in connection with the death of her step-mother, Evelyn Murray-Bailey. Bailey has been charged with first degree murder, first degree assault and second degree assault. An arrest warrant was served on her March 26.

On March 4, police responded to a home in the 6800 block of Fox Meadow Road, 21207 for a suspicious death. When officers arrived, they found the homeowner, Evelyn Murray- Bailey (96), suffering from trauma to the upper body. She was declared deceased at the scene.

Detectives determined that Suspect Bailey went to the home on Fox Meadow Road early that morning after the night shift caregiver left. When the morning shift caregiver arrived, Suspect Bailey was gone and Victim Bailey was found suffering from sharp force trauma. Detectives have not determined a motive for the crime.

Bailey is held on a no bail status pending a bail review at the Baltimore County Detention Center. 

UPDATE (March 20, 2020 1:15 p.m.):

Baltimore County Police Homicide Detectives have obtained a warrant for Indra Teresa Bailey (62) in the homicide of Evelyn Murray-Bailey in the 6800 block of Fox Meadow Road, 21207 on March 4, 2020.

Homicide Detectives are currently searching for Bailey, a family member of the decedent, and the vehicle she is believed to be driving, a silver 2012 Nissan Rogue (Maryland registration 8CK0522). Anyone with information is asked to contact police by calling 410-307-2020 or by calling 911. Callers may remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward when submitting tips through Metro Crime Stoppers.

UPDATE (March 5, 2020 4:39 p.m.):

Suspicious Death Ruled Homicide

The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner has ruled the death of Evelyn Bailey on Fox Meadow Road yesterday a homicide by means of sharp force trauma.

The Baltimore County Police Homicide Unit is continuing the investigation into this incident. Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 410-307-2020.

Original Release (March 4, 2020 3:45 p.m.):

Suspicious Death on Fox Meadow Road Under Investigation

On March 4, officers responded to the 6800 block of Fox Meadow Road, 21207 for a suspicious death. A caregiver responded to the house at approximately 8:30 a.m. and discovered the 96-year-old homeowner suffering from trauma to the upper body.

Officers arrived and requested Homicide detectives. The victim has been identified as Evelyn Murray Bailey, of the same address. Detectives are awaiting the autopsy results from the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner.

This is an ongoing investigation and will be updated once more information can be released.

Reward Offered

Metro Crime Stoppers of Maryland, an organization that is separate from the Baltimore County Police Department and Baltimore County Government, offers rewards of up to $2000 for information that leads to the arrest and charges 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

Text: “MCS (include tip)” to CRIMES (274637)

Web tip: www.metrocrimestoppers.org

Mobile App: P3TIPS

 
 
Revised June 27, 2017