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Keyword: 21030

UDPATE (November 19, 2018 11:16 a.m.):

Booking photo of William Leonard Howard JrBaltimore County Police has charged William Leonard Howard Jr. (38) of the 14000 block of Cuba Road, 21030 in the shooting death of his father, identified as William Leonard Howard (63) of the unit block of Millstone Road, 21132.

The younger Howard shot the elder Howard after an argument escalated into a physical altercation between the two. The younger Howard retreated to the basement floor of the home and was followed soon after by the elder Howard. The elder Howard was then shot multiple times by the younger Howard, who immediately fled the location in his pickup truck.

Police and medics were called by the other family members in the home but the victim suffered cardiac arrest and was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Howard turned himself in to police at the Cockeysville Precinct around 7:30 p.m. last night. He is charged with First Degree Murder and is currently held without bail at the Baltimore County Detention Center.

Original Release (November 18, 2018 8:07 p.m.):

A domestic-related shooting in Cockeysville this afternoon killed a father while the son initially fled police.

An argument between father and son during a family visit escalated after the son, 38, retreated to the basement of his home in the 14000 block of Cuba Rd, 21030. The father, 64, went to the basement to check on his son and was soon after shot by the son. Other family members in the home called 9-1-1 following the shooting just before 3:30 p.m. The son fled the home in a vehicle according to family members.

The father, who has not yet been identified, suffered cardiac arrest and died at the scene.

Detectives from the Baltimore County Police Homicide Unit responded to the scene to investigate. During the course of the investigation the suspect turned himself in to police.

More information will follow as the investigation unfolds. 

Original release (December 17, 2015  11:34 a.m.):

At 6:47 a.m. this morning, Baltimore County Police and Fire personnel responded to York Road and Industry Lane 21030 for a serious crash involving a pedestrian.

The preliminary investigation into the crash has indicated that an adult male pedestrian was crossing York Road from east to west in the area of Industry Lane. As he crossed the street, he was struck by a Ford Escape that had been traveling north-bound on York Road.

The vehicle remained at the scene.

The pedestrian was declared deceased at the scene. He has been identified as 67-year-old Behrooz Yazdanian of the Unit block of Quiet Stream Court 21093.

York Road was closed in both directions between Industry Lane and Warren Road while the preliminary investigation was conducted. The road was reopened at approximately 11:18 a.m.

This crash remains under investigation by the Baltimore County Police Crash Team.

Original release (October 20, 2015  9:23 a.m.):

A Monday night shooting in Cockeysville has left a man injured.

At 8:45 p.m., police were called to the Oregon Ridge Nature Center for a subject that had been shot.

The adult male victim told police that he had gone to the closed swim area at Oregon Ridge Park to hang out with three males. While they were there, one of the males shot him once in the upper body. He then ran into the woods and eventually made it to the Nature Center.

The victim was transported to an area hospital for treatment and is expected to survive.

This incident is under investigation by the Baltimore County Police Violent Crimes Unit.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call police at 410-307-2020 or Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7LOCKUP.

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Revised June 27, 2017