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Keyword: attempted murder

Baltimore County Police continue to investigate a shooting in the 9900 block of Liberty Road last night.

Police were dispatched around 9:25 p.m. after the victim suffered a gunshot wound to the upper body while outside of his home. The victim, 25, was transported to an area hospital but is expected to survive his wound. The suspect fled the scene prior to police arrival.

Detectives from the Baltimore County Police Violent Crimes Unit responded and are investigating the possibility that the victim in this shooting was targeted. Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 410-307-2020. Callers may remain anonymous.

UPDATE (July 17, 2019 1:13 p.m.):

Booking photo of Marquis MatthewsThe suspect in the shooting on Kingston Road in Middle River Monday night is identified as Marquis Devonn Warren Matthews (42) of the 2100 block of Vailthorn Road, 21220.

Matthews is charged with attempted first degree murder, first degree assault, and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony/violent crime. Matthews is held without bail at the Baltimore County Detention Center pending a bail review hearing.

Original Release (July 16, 2019 11:42 a.m.):

One man has been seriously injured in a shooting in Middle River late last night.

Police responded to a call for a shooting in the 100 block of Kingston Road around 11 p.m. and found a man, 29, suffering from a gunshot wound to the upper body that caused a life-threatening injury. He was transported to an area hospital for treatment but is expected to survive his wounds.

A suspect who fled the scene following the shooting has been taken into custody. His identity is withheld pending formal charges.

The preliminary investigation indicates that the victim and suspect are acquainted and have had an ongoing personal dispute that culminated in the shooting last night.

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

One man was injured in Nottingham Sunday evening in a shooting on Hydra Lane near Melken Court.

Police responded to the 8500 block of Hydra Lane just before 8 p.m. for a call of a shooting. A 28-year-old man suffered a non-life-threatening gunshot wound to an upper extremity after neighbors reported hearing a verbal disturbance outside. The suspect fled prior to police arrival.

Anyone who may have seen or heard anything in the area around that time or who may have information about this crime or suspect(s) is asked to contact detectives in the Baltimore County Police Violent Crimes Unit by calling 410-307-2020. Callers may remain anonymous.

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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, online or via mobile app.

Phone: 1-866-7LOCKUP

Web tip: www.metrocrimestoppers.org

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Revised June 27, 2017