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Date: Sep 2, 2020

Baltimore County Police are investigating a pedestrian-involved crash that occurred last Friday, August 28 at 9:28 p.m. Pedestrian Gabrielle Harmony Durham (31), of no fixed address, attempted to abruptly cross the 8200 block of Pulaski Highway when she was struck by a Chevrolet Silverado traveling westbound. Durham was not in a crosswalk. The driver of the vehicle stopped and remained at the scene.

Durham was transported to R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma for treatment of life threatening injuries. She succumbed to her injuries on Monday, August 31.

The Baltimore County Police Crash Team is continuing to investigate the circumstances surrounding this fatal crash.

Baltimore County Police are investigating a shooting in Lansdowne last night that left two people injured.

Just after 7:30 p.m. on September 1, police responded to the Lansdowne Shopping Center in the 3900 block of Hollins Ferry Road, 21227 for a call of a shooting. Responding officers located a victim, an adult female, who was shot in the upper body. She was transported to a local hospital and is in serious condition.

Shortly afterward, officers were notified of a second victim, a teenage male, who walked into a local hospital suffering a gunshot wound to the upper body. He has since been treated and released from the hospital.

The preliminary investigation revealed that the victims were talking to each other on the parking lot when two suspects approached and shot them. Both suspects fled. Detectives believe this was a targeted shooting and are continuing to investigate this incident. Anyone who may have additional information is asked to call 410-307-2020.

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

Web tip:

Mobile App: P3TIPS

Revised June 27, 2017