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Keyword: domestic incident

Update (July 31, 2020 3:00 p.m.):

On July 13 around 9:30 a.m. police responded to the 8500 block of Glen Michael Lane, 21133 for a call of a domestic fight where shots were fired. The suspect fled the location and the victim left the scene to go to the hospital prior to police arrival.

The preliminary investigation determined that the victim argued with his wife, whom he is separated from, her family and her boyfriend. The argument led to a fight which resulted in the boyfriend shooting the victim  in the lower body.

Detectives arrested Taivon Walker (24) of the 6700 block of Iron Ore, 21075 and charged him with attempted first-degree murder, first-degree assault, use of a firearm to commit a crime of violence and a handgun in a vehicle. He has since been released on his own recognizance after a bail hearing review.

Original (July 13, 2020 4:05 p.m.):

Police Investigate Domestic Related Shooting on Glen Michael Lane 

Police are investigating after a man walked into an area hospital this morning with a gunshot wound. 

Officers were called to the 8500 block of Glen Michael Lane around 9:30 this morning for a fight that escalated into a shooting. The suspect fled the location and the victim left the scene to respond to the hospital prior to police arrival. The preliminary investigation indicates that this shooting is domestic related.

The Baltimore County Police Violent Crimes Unit is continuing to investigate this incident. Anyone with additional information can contact detectives by calling 410-307-2020. Callers may remain anonymous.

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Update: (July 12, 2019 4:50 p.m.): 

Baltimore County Police are releasing the name of the officer involved in the shooting of the suspect on July 6, 2019 at the Duke’s Motel in the 7900-block of Pulaski Highway, 21237.

Officer McCampbell is a 20-year veteran currently assigned to Tactical Unit. He has not been involved in any prior shootings. Officer McCampbell has been placed on routine administrative leave.

UPDATE (July 8, 12:50 p.m.):

Detectives from the Baltimore County Police Homicide Unit have identified the suspect in the police-involved shooting at Duke’s Motel Saturday night as the same suspect who shot a woman in Windsor Mill earlier that morning. The suspect is identified as Kareem Omar Morgan (43) of the 2000 block of Shore Road, 21222.

Morgan died during an exchange of gunfire with police Saturday night as officers from the Tactical Team attempted to execute a search and seizure warrant and arrest warrant at the room he was staying in at Duke’s Motel.

The Homicide Unit and Internal Affairs Unit are continuing their investigation into this officer-involved shooting.

Original Release (July 7, 2019 1:54 a.m.):

An exchange of gunfire as officers attempted to execute both an arrest and a search and seizure warrant at Duke's Motel in Rosedale resulted in the suspect suffering a gunshot wound. The suspect was wanted in connection with a shooting in Windsor Mill early this morning and was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Early Morning Shooting in Windsor Mill

Officers responded to the 1700 block of Winding Brook Way around 5 a.m. when the victim called 9-1-1 after being shot by her ex-boyfriend.

The suspect forced his way into the woman's townhome, then became involved in a physical altercation with her, during which she was shot at least once in the lower body. The suspect fled the location in a vehicle following the shooting. The woman, 37, was transported to an area hospital and is expected to survive her wounds.

Officer-Involved Shooting at Duke's Motel

Detectives from the Baltimore County Police Violent Crimes Unit continued to follow leads throughout the morning and afternoon hours in an attempt to locate the suspect. Patrol officers throughout the county were made aware of the description of a vehicle the suspect may be driving. An astute officer from the White Marsh Precinct located the vehicle parked on the lot at Duke's Motel in the 7900 block of Pulaski Highway in Rosedale.

The Tactical Operations Team was utilized to serve the warrants at a room believed to be occupied by the suspect from the Windsor Mill shooting. As the team began to breach the motel room there was an exchange of gunfire, during which the sole occupant of the room suffered a gunshot wound. He was immediately treated by medics staged nearby for the warrant execution but subsequently pronounced deceased at the scene. No officers were injured during the exchange.

At this hour detectives are continuing to work to positively identify the deceased suspect and make proper death notifications. A firearm was recovered from inside the motel room.

The Baltimore County Police Homicide Unit responded to the scene to conduct the investigation into the officer-involved shooting. Any officer identified as being involved in the shooting will be placed on routine administrative leave pending the conclusion of the investigation by the Homicide Unit and Internal Affairs Unit, which will then be forwarded to the Office of the State's Attorney for review.

UDPATE (November 19, 2018 11:16 a.m.):

Booking photo of William Leonard Howard JrBaltimore County Police has charged William Leonard Howard Jr. (38) of the 14000 block of Cuba Road, 21030 in the shooting death of his father, identified as William Leonard Howard (63) of the unit block of Millstone Road, 21132.

The younger Howard shot the elder Howard after an argument escalated into a physical altercation between the two. The younger Howard retreated to the basement floor of the home and was followed soon after by the elder Howard. The elder Howard was then shot multiple times by the younger Howard, who immediately fled the location in his pickup truck.

Police and medics were called by the other family members in the home but the victim suffered cardiac arrest and was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Howard turned himself in to police at the Cockeysville Precinct around 7:30 p.m. last night. He is charged with First Degree Murder and is currently held without bail at the Baltimore County Detention Center.

Original Release (November 18, 2018 8:07 p.m.):

A domestic-related shooting in Cockeysville this afternoon killed a father while the son initially fled police.

An argument between father and son during a family visit escalated after the son, 38, retreated to the basement of his home in the 14000 block of Cuba Rd, 21030. The father, 64, went to the basement to check on his son and was soon after shot by the son. Other family members in the home called 9-1-1 following the shooting just before 3:30 p.m. The son fled the home in a vehicle according to family members.

The father, who has not yet been identified, suffered cardiac arrest and died at the scene.

Detectives from the Baltimore County Police Homicide Unit responded to the scene to investigate. During the course of the investigation the suspect turned himself in to police.

More information will follow as the investigation unfolds. 

Revised June 27, 2017