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Investigators from the Baltimore County Police Violent Crimes Unit are continuing their investigation into a weekend shooting in Rosedale.

Police were responding to the area of Hazelwood Avenue and Willann Road around 3:47 a.m. Saturday morning for a call of shots fired when a patrol officer was flagged down near Philadelphia Road and Golden Ring Road by a driver taking the victim to the hospital. The victim flagged down the driver while fleeing the area after suffering a non-life-threatening gunshot wound to the upper body. Medics responded and transported the victim, 29, to an area hospital where he is expected to recover.

Detectives continue working to confirm the circumstances surrounding the shooting. Anyone with additional information is asked to contact the Violent Crimes Unit by calling 410-307-2020. Callers may remain anonymous.

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Baltimore County Police are continuing to investigate an overnight fatal crash on Philadelphia Road in the White Marsh Precinct this morning.

Around 2:18 a.m. a maroon Honda Accord traveling north on Philadelphia Road near Mayflower Road inexplicably veered across the oncoming traffic lane and struck a silver Mazda 6 that was stopped on the shoulder and the driver, who was standing outside of the vehicle at the time of the crash.

The pedestrian was transported to R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma where he was later pronounced deceased. He is identified as Christopher Allen Curtis (21) of the 8500 block of Upton Circle, 21237. The driver of the Honda was transported to an area hospital with minor injuries.

Members of the Baltimore County Police Crash Investigation Team are continuing to determine what causative factors are involved in this fatal crash.

Original release (June 3, 2016  11:40 a.m.):

A Baltimore man has been charged with first-degree assault after trying to run over two Baltimore County Police Officers.

Just before 12:30 p.m. on May 29, Baltimore County Police Officers responded to a home in the Unit block of King Richard Court 21237 for a report of stalking. When officers arrived at the location, they met with a woman who told them that she dated a man for two months and they broke up about a week ago. Since then, he has been contacting her and coming to her home despite her telling him to leave her alone.

The man was not present at the location when officers arrived, but as officers were leaving, one of them noticed a vehicle that matched the woman’s description of her ex-boyfriend’s vehicle. The vehicle, a white Ford Expedition, had begun to circle the parking lot. The officer exited his vehicle to motion for the Expedition to stop. Instead of stopping, the Expedition accelerated in the direction of the officer and continued until the officer had to get out of the way to avoid being hit.

The second officer also motioned for the Expedition to stop but had to jump out of the way to avoid being hit by the truck.

Officers pursued the Expedition south-bound on Philadelphia Road until it crashed into two other cars and stopped.  The driver of the Expedition, the man that the woman on King Richard Court told police about, was taken into custody.

The man has been identified as 48-year-old Victor Jerome Rybak of the 600 block of S Grundy Street 21224. He has been charged with two counts of first-degree assault, numerous traffic charges, and other related criminal charges. He is being held at the Baltimore County Detention Center on $200,000 bail.

Neither officer was injured during the incident.

Revised June 27, 2017