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Keyword: first degree assault

The Baltimore County Police Homicide Unit is now investigating a serious assault case after the victim died of his injuries.

The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner ruled the man's death a homicide from multiple head injuries with complications this morning after an autopsy was performed. The man, identified as William David Johnson Jr. (78) with no fixed address, remained hospitalized at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center since the incident on September 24 until his death Sunday morning, October 6.

Police were dispatched to the 500 block of Eastern Boulevard for a call of an unconscious subject just after 9 a.m. Tuesday morning, September 24.The victim had been struck repeatedly with a blunt object, causing multiple injuries to the man.

No suspect has yet been identified in this case, which has been forwarded to the Homicide Unit for further investigation. Anyone who may have information is asked to call 410-307-2020. Callers may remain anonymous.

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Two men are arrested and charged in the shooting of a man during a robbery on Melissa Court in Owings Mills last week.

Brandon Leon Nyle Jackson (23) of the 3300 block of Ripple Road, 21244 and his cousin, Phillip Lermell Jackson (23) of the 3700 block of Boarman Avenue, 21215 are both charged with attempted first degree murder, first degree assault, armed robbery and firearms charges after shooting and injuring a man and assaulting a woman during an armed robbery on Monday, September 30.

Detectives from the Baltimore County Police Violent Crimes Unit determined that the Jackson cousins followed the victim to Melissa Court where Brandon Jackson pointed a handgun at the victim, then struck the victim with the gun. Jackson fired the gun during the assault, causing a non-life-threatening injury to the victim. Brandon Jackson stole cash and a cell phone from the victim.

A woman, hearing the gunshot, exited her home. Brandon Jackson pointed the gun at her and stole her cell phone, as well. The Jackson cousins fled the location in a vehicle driven by Phillip Jackson.

Brandon Jackson and Phillip Jackson both remain held on no bail status at the Baltimore County Detention Center following bail review hearings.

Baltimore County Police continue to investigate a shooting in the 9900 block of Liberty Road last night.

Police were dispatched around 9:25 p.m. after the victim suffered a gunshot wound to the upper body while outside of his home. The victim, 25, was transported to an area hospital but is expected to survive his wound. The suspect fled the scene prior to police arrival.

Detectives from the Baltimore County Police Violent Crimes Unit responded and are investigating the possibility that the victim in this shooting was targeted. Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 410-307-2020. Callers may remain anonymous.

Revised June 27, 2017