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UPDATE (April 19, 2019 11:40 a.m.):

Booking photo of Dwayne Kenneth Taylor, homicide suspectBaltimore County Police Homicide Unit detectives have charged a suspect in the shooting murder of Gerrard Eugene Taylor in Dundalk three weeks ago.

Dwayne Kenneth Taylor (40) of the 4100 block of Garrison Boulevard, 21215, is charged with First Degree Murder and remains held without bail at the Baltimore County Detention Center following a bail review hearing Wednesday.

Detectives determined that Gerrard Taylor and Dwayne Taylor (no relation to each other) had been involved in a physical altercation on a previous occasion and the shooting appears to have been retaliatory.

UPDATE (April 1, 2019 9:14 a.m.):

The victim of a shooting in the 400 block of Avondale Road in Dundalk last Wednesday, March 27, has died.

Gerrard Eugene Taylor, 27, of the 5900 block of Winter Avenue, 21215, was pronounced deceased at 6:02 p.m. on Friday, March 29, after being removed from life support at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center.

Taylor was found lying unconscious in the alley behind Avondale Road following the shooting.

Police are asking anyone who saw or heard anything Wednesday night, or who may have information regarding this shooting or the suspect, to contact Homicide detectives by calling 410-307-2020. Callers may remain anonymous.

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, online or via mobile app.

Phone: 1-866-7LOCKUP

Web tip: www.metrocrimestoppers.org

NEW Mobile App: P3TIPS

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Original Release (March 28, 2019 1 p.m.):

Baltimore County Police are investigating a shooting in the 400 block of Avondale Road in Dundalk last night that left a man critically injured.

Police were dispatched to the area for a shooting just after 8 p.m. and found the victim, a 27-year-old man, lying in an alley behind the location. He suffered at least one gunshot wound to the upper body and was transported to an area hospital with life-threatening injuries. The suspect fled the location prior to police arrival.

Anyone who may have information on this shooting is asked to contact police by calling 410-307-2020.

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, online or via mobile app.

Phone: 1-866-7LOCKUP

Web tip: www.metrocrimestoppers.org

NEW Mobile App: P3TIPS

A late night crash in Dundalk killed a 51-year-old woman crossing Holabird Avenue yesterday.

The initial investigation indicates that the woman, identified as Theresa Lynn Pingley of the 7200 block of Holabird Avenue, 21222, was crossing Holabird Avenue just west of Stengel Avenue around 10:25 p.m. when she was struck by a GMC Acadia. The woman was transported to Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center where she was pronounced deceased about an hour after the crash.

The 36-year-old driver and a 23-year-old passenger of the GMC were not injured during the crash. They did remain at the scene.

The Baltimore County Police Crash Investigation Team continues to work to determine factors involved in this fatal crash.

UPDATE (March 19, 2019 2:19 p.m.):

Baltimore County Police Homicide detectives have made an arrest for homicide in the suspicious death of a man on Kinship Road in Dundalk last week.

Booking photo of Albert MuldrowPolice began investigating the death of Martino Robert Duffin (32) as a homicide due to the suspicious circumstances surrounding the man's death when they found him in his apartment. Officers were responding to a 9-1-1 call from concerned family members after they were unable to contact him late last week.

An autopsy conducted by the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner ruled Duffin's death a homicide by gunshot wound.

As a result of the early investigative measures taken by Homicide Unit detectives, evidence was collected that led them to charge Albert Myron Muldrow (31) of the 8400 block of Pioneer Drive, 21144 with first degree murder today. He is held at the Baltimore County Detention Center on denied bail status pending a bail review hearing.

Detectives are continuing to investigate to determine a motive for this killing.

Original Release (March 18, 2019 4:01 p.m.):

Baltimore County Police Homicide Detectives are investigating a suspicious death in Dundalk after police find the resident dead in his apartment.

Family members contacted police around 6 p.m. Friday night to have officers check on the welfare of Martino Robert Duffin (32) of the 100 block of Kinship Road, 21222, indicating they hadn't heard from him since Tuesday and were unable to reach him by phone. When officers arrived at the location they made entry into the residence where they discovered the body of Duffin with undetermined trauma to the upper body. He was pronounced deceased at the scene.

This incident is being investigated as a homicide with no suspect information at this stage in the investigation. Police are asking anyone who may have seen or heard anything out of the ordinary at that location late last week, or anyone who may have possible information regarding this incident, to contact Homicide detectives by calling 410-307-2020. Callers may remain anonymous.

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, online or via mobile app.

Phone: 1-866-7LOCKUP

Web tip: www.metrocrimestoppers.org

NEW Mobile App: P3TIPS

 
 
Revised June 27, 2017