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Keyword: 54th street

UPDATE (January 11, 2017 9:56 a.m.):

The man killed while crossing Eastern Avenue yesterday morning has been identified as James Allen Dunnock.

The Baltimore County Police Crash Investigation Team is continuing to investigate the circumstances of this crash.

Original Release (January 10, 2017 1:21 p.m.):

A 66-year-old man was killed after being struck by a vehicle on Eastern Avenue this morning.

The man, who has not yet been identified, was attempting to cross Eastern Avenue at 54th Street just before 7 a.m. when he was struck by a Jeep Cherokee traveling eastbound on Eastern Avenue approaching 54th Street. The driver of the Jeep remained at the scene. The pedestrian was transported to Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center where he was later pronounced deceased. 

The Baltimore County Police Crash Investigation Team is continuing their investigation into the circumstances surrounding this fatal crash.

Original release (November 18, 2016  8:33 a.m.):

Baltimore County Police are investigating after a man was shot and killed outside his home last night.

Police were called to the area of Bank Street and 54th Street 21224 at 11 p.m. after someone heard gunshots and another person screaming to call police. When officers arrived in the area, they found 43-year-old Isadore Johnson lying in front of his home in the 8000 block of Bank Street 21224 suffering from a gunshot wound. He was taken to an area hospital where he died.

Investigators believe Johnson was standing in front of his home when he was shot by an unknown suspect.

This incident is under investigation by the Baltimore County Police Homicide Unit. Detectives will be working to determine of this was a targeted crime.

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

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, text message or online.

The Baltimore County Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the suspects responsible for a July 27 robbery in the Dundalk/Precinct 12 area.

Just after 6:30 p.m. on July 27, police were called to the intersection of 54th Street and Bank Street 21224 for a robbery.

The initial investigation has indicated the adult female victim was in the area when she was approached by three females in a black Ford passenger car with tinted windows. The suspects “maced” her, took the purse from her shoulder, and pushed her before fleeing the scene.

The victim was transported to an area hospital for treatment of the affects of the mace.

Images of the suspects were captured on the video surveillance system of a convenience store where the suspects used a credit card that had been in the victim’s purse.

This incident is under investigation by the Dundalk/Precinct 12 Investigative Services Team.

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

Callers to Metro Crime Stoppers

If your tip to the Metro Crime Stoppers hotline leads to the arrest and/or indictment of a suspect, for a felony crime, you may be eligible for a cash reward of up to $2,000 from Metro Crime Stoppers. Your tip must be made through Metro Crime Stoppers in order to be eligible.

If you have information on the above crime/suspect please call, text, or e-mail: Metro Crime Stoppers hotline available 24-hours a day toll free.

You can remain anonymous.

Phone: 1-866-7LOCKUP

Text message: Text "MCS" plus your message to "CRIMES" (274637)

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Revised June 27, 2017