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Update: (1/7/20 3:00 p.m.)

Baltimore County Police have confirmed that the pedestrians involved in this crash is a mother and her three children. Jhalil Norris, 5, and Jovanni Norris, 6, of the unit-block of Stemmers Run Road, 21221 were both pronounced deceased on January 6th. The mother and 9 year-old are currently in critical condition at local hospitals. 

Original release: (1/7/20 9:48 a.m.) 

Just after 4 p.m. on January 6, Baltimore County Police responded to a crash on Eastern Boulevard at Orville Road, 21221. Police determined that a 2008 silver BMW 128i was traveling west on Eastern Boulevard when the vehicle struck an adult female and three children who were crossing Eastern Boulevard at the intersection.

Two of the children, ages 5 and 6, were later pronounced deceased at local hospitals. The adult female and third child, age 9, were taken to local hospitals with life-threatening injuries. The driver of the BMW remained at the scene. More information will be released as the investigation progresses.

One man is dead following a shooting in Middle River early Sunday morning.

Officer responded to the unit block of South Hawthorne Road for a call to check the location at 1:52 a.m. On their arrival they discovered the body of Antonio Michael Hudgins (18), also of the unit block of South Hawthorne Road, 21220, in front of the home suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. Hudgins was pronounced deceased at the scene by responding medics.

The Baltimore County Police Homicide Unit is continuing to investigate the circumstances surrounding this shooting death and ask anyone who may have seen or heard anything out of the ordinary to contact police by calling 410-307-2020. Callers may remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward when submitting tips through Metro Crime Stoppers.

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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.

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Update: 12/11/19 (5:50 p.m.)

Anton "Ant" Hosea Elsezy, Jr. is being sought for his connection in the murder of Tyron Deandre Davis on Back River Neck Road, 21221, on December 4.

Police are asking for anyone with information on his whereabouts or about this homicide, to contact them at 911 or 410-307-2020.

Images of Anton

Update: 12/9/19 (4:40 p.m.) 

Just before 10:30 a.m. on December 5, 2019, Tyron Deandre Davis was pronounced deceased at a local hospital. Police continue to seek information related to Davis' murder. If you have any information about this homicide, please call the Baltimore County Police at 410-307-2020.

Original Release: (12/5/19 9:26 a.m.) 

Just before 6:00 p.m. on December 4, 2019, Baltimore County Police responded to the parking lot of a business located in the 200-block of Back River Neck Road, 21221 for a report of gunfire. Police arrived and found a victim laying on the parking lot suffering from at least one gunshot wound. The victim, identified as Tyron Deandre Davis, 18, of the 900-block of Lowe Road, 21220 was transported to a local hospital for treatment. Davis is currently in grave condition.

Baltimore County Police Homicide detectives are investigating this case. If anyone has information about this shooting, please call the Baltimore County Police at 410-307-2020.

Revised June 27, 2017