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A disturbance on Annapolis road led to a man being injured by gunfire. 

dispatched to the 4000 block of Annapolis Road in Halethorpe at 1:32 a.m. this morning for a disturbance. When they arrived they found a man suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. He was transported to a local hospital and is expected to survive his wound. 

The Baltimore County Violent Crimes Unit is investigating the circumstances surrounding the shooting, which appears to be isolated. 

Anyone with information should contact the Baltimore County Police Violent Crimes Unit by calling 410-307-2020. Callers may remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward when submitting tips through Metro Crime Stoppers. 

UPDATE (March 1, 2018 10:22 a.m.):

Tips from the public following the initial release of this crash led investigators to a teal colored 1997 Buick LeSabre with extensive damage to the front grill, hood and windshield, also missing the front Buick emblem, that was abandoned without tags in the 700 block of Wedeman Avenue in Linthicum. Further investigation led officers to driver, who admitted his involvement. He is identified as Lloyd Edward Willey (62) of the 700 block of Wedeman Avenue, 21090.

Willey was arrested late last night and charged on citation with hit-and-run violations as well as driving unlicensed. The case will be forwarded to the State's Attorney's Office of Baltimore County for further review. He is presently being held on no bond status at the Baltimore County Detention Center.

UPDATE (February 28, 2018 2:32 p.m.):

Police have identified the pedestrian struck and killed on Annapolis Road last night as 35-year-old Thomas Fisher of no fixed address in Glen Burnie. Crash Team investigators continue to search for witnesses to this hit-and-run crash and clues to the identity of the driver. Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 410-307-2020.

Original Release (February 28, 2018 12:18 p.m.):

Baltimore County Police are asking for the public's assistance in locating the suspect vehicle or driver who killed a pedestrian in Landsdowne late last night.

The man, who has not yet been identified, was found laying in the southbound lane of Annapolis Road north of Hoffman Avenue near the Anne Arundel County line by a motorist who called 9-1-1 around 10:41 p.m. Police and Fire/EMS responded to the scene and began life-saving efforts. The man was transported to Saint Agnes Hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

Police have not been able to locate any witnesses to the crash, but have identified the suspect vehicle as a 1997-1999 Buick LeSabre of an unknown color by evidence left at the scene. The suspect vehicle will have damage to the center front-end grill area, and will be missing the Buick emblem. The vehicle may also have denting damage to the hood and could have a cracked or shattered windshield.

Anyone who sees a Buick LeSabre with damage to the front grill area or has any information regarding the driver or suspect vehicle is asked to contact police at 410-307-2020. This crash continues to be investigated by the Baltimore County Crash Investigation Team.

Reward Offered

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.

Phone: 1-866-7LOCKUP

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

Web tip:

UPDATE (June 21, 2017 4 p.m.):

Police have identified the suspect who died while being detained for police after breaking into a vehicle in Halethorpe as 45-year-old Shawn William Dotterweich with no fixed address.

The homicide unit continues to investigate this incident. Autopsy results remain pending.

Original Release (June 18, 2017 11:56 a.m.):

Baltimore County Police are investigating a death in the Halethorpe area.

Just before 8:30 am, a man was in the parking lot of a business -- the Family Dollar Store -- in the 4300-block of Annapolis Road, 21227, when he saw another man breaking into a car on the lot. The witness walked up to the suspect and confirmed that the suspect was in fact breaking into the car. The witness attempted to hold the suspect and call for police.

The suspect resisted the witness the entire time.

Officers arrived and shortly determined that the suspect was unconscious and not breathing. Medical personnel responded and pronounced the suspect deceased.

Police are investigating this incident as a suspicious death. An autopsy will be performed on the suspect by the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner. Upon conclusion of the Medical Examiner's investigation, detectives will submit their findings to the Baltimore County State's Attorney's Office for review.

Names of those involved in this incident cannot be released at this time, pending notifications of next of kin.

Revised June 27, 2017