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Date: Apr 24, 2020

booking photo of Eric Davon DavisBaltimore County Police arrest a suspect for a shooting Wednesday in Dundalk.

Police responded to the 2900 block of Yorkway, 21222 just after 6 p.m. for an assault. The investigation revealed that the victim met the suspect to purchase drugs. They got into an argument which led to the suspect pulling a gun.

The victim grabbed the gun and they struggled for control of the weapon. During the struggle, the suspect shot the victim and the bullet traveled through the victims jacket but did not hit the victim. When police arrived, the suspect ran but was arrested after a brief foot pursuit and the handgun was recovered. The victim was not injured. 

Eric Davon Davis (34) of the 7000 block of Dunmanway, 21222 was arrested and charged with first degree assault, having a handgun on his person, distribution of narcotics and various other charges. Davis is held at the Baltimore County Detention Center on a no bail status pending a bail review hearing.

booking photo of Jessica Brooke MentzellBaltimore County Police arrested a woman responsible for assaulting her boyfriend in Dundalk Wednesday night.

Police responded to an apartment in the 2000 block of Paulette Road, 21222 at 9:30 p.m. for an assault. The investigation revealed the victim, a 28-year-old man, and his girlfriend were involved in a dispute which led to her punching him. She then picked up knives that were nearby and threatened him. 

Arriving officers heard screaming and entered the apartment. They saw the suspect holding a knife in each hand, advancing towards the victim. The officers ordered her to drop the weapons and she was arrested without incident. 

Jessica Brooke Mentzell (29), also of the 2000 block of Paulette Road, 21222, was arrested and charged with first and second-degree assault and is held at the Baltimore County Detention Center on a no bail status pending a bail review hearing.

 
 
Revised June 27, 2017