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Baltimore County Police are investigating a shooting in the 1300 block of Sugarwood Circle, 21221 after the victim responded to MedStar Franklin Square Hospital suffering from a gunshot wound.

Essex officers initially answered a 9-1-1 call for shots fired around 12:41 a.m., then responded to the hospital after the victim, a 23-year-old man suffering at least one gunshot wound to the lower body, arrived at the emergency room around 12:52 a.m. Detectives from the Baltimore County Police Violent Crimes Unit connected the two calls, and are still investigating to determine the circumstances surrounding the shooting.

Anyone with information regarding this shooting is asked to contact police at 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

Baltimore County Police are investigating a serious crash, involving multiple vehicles, that led to one fatality and left another injured.

Police responded on March 17, 2019 just after 2 a.m. to a crash in the area of westbound Route 702, west of the exit to southbound IS695. The preliminary investigation revealed that a 2012 Acura RDX was traveling westbound when it left the edge of the roadway and traveled into the median, then reentered the roadway and crossed over both lanes of westbound Route, colliding with a guardrail. 

The Acura RDX ultimately became disabled in the westbound travel lanes of Route 702. A second vehicle, a 2013 Acura TL, struck debris that was in the roadway as a result of the crash, causing it to also became disabled. A third vehicle, a 2005 Toyota Camry, then struck the resting Acura RDX. Finally, a fourth vehicle, a 2014 Hyundai, struck the 2005 Toyota Camry.

The driver of the 2005 Toyota Camry was transported to a local hospital for injuries sustained in the crash and is expected to survive. 

The driver of the Acura RDX was pronounced deceased at the scene. He is identified as Elbert Charles Johns 3rd (32) of the 1400 block of Hadwick Drive, 21221.

This cause of this crash continues to be investigated by members of the Baltimore County Police Department Crash Investigation Team.

 

Detectives from the Baltimore County Police Violent Crimes Unit responded to an area hospital around 2 p.m. yesterday for a walk-in shooting victim.

The victim, 34, indicated to police that he suffered a minor wound in the upper body from gunfire in the area of Eastern Boulevard and Old Eastern Avenue, 21220 around 5:30 p.m. Sunday night, February 24, following a confrontation with a group of men. Police continue to investigate the circumstances surrounding this shooting.

Anyone who may have information regarding this incident is asked to contact police at 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

 
 
Revised June 27, 2017