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Keyword: domestic assault

UPDATE (August 6, 2020 2:24 p.m.):

Detectives from the Baltimore County Police Violent Crimes Unit have charged the suspect in a domestic-related shooting Tuesday evening.

Tyreik Hart Brown (23) of the 2000 block of East Preston Street, 21213, is charged with the following: 

  • Attempted first degree murder
  • First and second degree assault
  • Use of a firearm in the commission of a felony
  • Possession of a handgun and loaded handgun
  • Violation of a personal protective order
  • Violations of parole/probation conditions

Brown remains held on no bond status at the Baltimore County Detention Center.

Original Release (August 4, 2020 6:53 p.m.):

Baltimore County Police are investigating a domestic-related shooting in Towson this evening.

Officers responded to a call for a shooting in the 8500 block of Lasalle Road, 21286, just before 5 p.m. where they found an adult woman suffering from a gunshot wound to the upper body. She was transported to an area hospital for treatment and is expected to survive.

The suspect, an ex-boyfriend of the woman, fled before police arrived on the scene. Anyone with information regarding this crime is asked to contact detectives from the Baltimore County Police Violent Crimes Unit by calling 410-307-2020. Callers may remain anonymous.

Ufomba Kamalu, a former player for the Baltimore Ravens, was arrested on a warrant for a domestic violence charge yesterday.

Booking photo of Ufomba KamaluOfficers responded to the 1700 block of Reisterstown Road just after 10 a.m. Wednesday morning after receiving a call for a domestic assault. Officers spoke with the victim, who suffered from a visible injury. Officers determined that an argument between the woman and Kamalu escalated into a physical altercation, at which time Kamalu assaulted the woman, causing the injury. Kamalu was not present at the time officers responded for the incident so a warrant was issued for his arrest the same day and served yesterday morning.

Kamalu (27), of the unit block of Caerleon Court, 21208, is charged with second degree assault and was released yesterday on $20,000 bond.

This incident remains under the investigative authority of the Pikesville Precinct.

If you or someone you know is suffering in a domestic violence situation, call the 24-hour Baltimore County Domestic Violence Hotline at 410-828-6390. You can also call the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-7233. If you are in immediate danger, dial 9-1-1.

If you need to apply for a protective order you can call the Essex District Court at 410-521-2300. Both the Essex District Court (8914 Kelso Drive, 21221) and the new Catonsville District Courthouse (1 Rolling Crossroads, 21228) remain open for anyone in need of obtaining a Protective Order.

Baltimore County Police arrested a man after responding to a domestic-related shooting yesterday afternoon.

Police responded to the 100 block of Walnut Avenue, 21206 at 3:47 p.m. for a call of a shooting. Detectives determined that the suspect was involved in an altercation with a woman at his home when another man attempted to intervene. The suspect shot the man in the lower body, and was then subdued and disarmed by other people in the home who held him until officers arrived on the scene.

Both the victim and the suspect were transported to local hospitals for treatment. Both are expected to survive.

The suspect, identified as James Thomas Blue (59) of the 100 block of Walnut Avenue, 21206 is charged with attempted first degree murder, first degree assault, second degree assault, and the use of a firearm in a felony. He is held on a no bail status at the Baltimore County Detention Center pending a bail review hearing.

 
 
Revised June 27, 2017