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Keyword: attempted first degree murder

Three arrests have been made in the serious assault of a juvenile in Parkville last week; one adult, and two juveniles are charged as adults due to the seriousness of the crime.

Jaheim Daquan Taylor (18) of the 8700 block of Cimarron Circle, 21234, Kristen Joseph Johnson (17) of the unit block of Hallview Court, 21236, and Perez Antonio Barrett Jr (16) of the 8000 block of Arbor Station Way, 21234 face a litany of attempted homicide, assault, robbery and theft charges following two separate assaults on a 16-year-old juvenile in Parkville last week. 

On November 11 the suspects assaulted the victim behind a building in the 8700 block of Old Harford Road, 21234, after they were dissatisfied with a purchase of marijuana sold to them by the victim. The victim advised they hit and kicked him until he was unconscious, then stole his backpack and belongings, including his school laptop which he recovered the following day. The victim did not initially report the incident to police.

On November 12 the victim attempted to resolve things with the suspects and recover his stolen property. He agreed to meet with the suspects after school again and fight with Barrett to resolve the issue. They met around 2:30 p.m. behind a building in the 8600 block of Old Harford Road. Barrett punched the victim in his face first, followed by the other suspects striking and kicking the victim until he fell to the ground and lost consciousness. During the fight Barrett stated he was going to kill the victim.

A witness from a nearby building saw the suspects assaulting the victim while he was unconscious on the ground, grabbed a shovel and ran to intervene. The suspects all fled the area on foot. The witness, who has some medical training, found the victim unconscious and not breathing. After placing the victim on his side and clearing his airway the victim began to breathe again. He was transported by medics to an area hospital for further treatment.

Detectives have identified and charged three of four suspects involved in both incidents, with Johnson and Barrett both being juveniles charged as adults. All three are held without bail in the Baltimore County Detention Center pending trial.

Detectives from the Parkville Investigative Services Unit are continuing their work to identify the fourth suspect. Anyone who has additional information that can help them in this endeavor is asked to call detectives at 410-887-5456. Callers may remain anonymous.

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UPDATE (June 12, 2018 3:09 p.m.):

booking photo of Dominique Deangelo JonesDetectives from the Violent Crimes Unit have charged a suspect in the shooting of a man in Reisterstown Sunday night.

Dominique Deangelo Jones (26) of no fixed address is charged with various counts of attempted murder, assault, and associated firearms charges following a domestic related shooting in the 400 block of Shirley Manor Road Sunday night. Just before 9:30 p.m., Jones responded uninvited to a woman’s home in the area where he began a verbal altercation with the victim, who was already at the home. The argument escalated into violence when Jones produced a gun, shooting the victim, and then fleeing the location.

Jones is currently being held on denied bail status at the Baltimore County Detention Center following a bail review today.

Original Release (June 11, 2018 9:04 a.m.):

Baltimore County Police are continuing to investigate the circumstances surrounding a shooting in the 400 block of Shirley Manor Road, 21136 this morning.

Police were called to the scene around 9:30 p.m. last night after a verbal disturbance in front of the location turned violent when one of the men shot the other man, then fled the location. The victim, 37, was transported to an area hospital suffering from at least one gunshot wound to the upper body. He is expected to survive his injuries.

The Baltimore County Police Violent Crimes Unit is continuing their investigation into this crime.

Revised June 27, 2017