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At 2:00 a.m. on May 19, 2019 Baltimore County Police responded to the area of Marriottsville Road and Winands Road, 21117 for a shooting. Evidence of a shooting was located in the area. Police were unable to locate a victim. Officers learned that the victim was taken to a local hospital by a friend.

The male victim suffered a gunshot wound to the upper body. His current condition is unknown. Baltimore County Police will provide more details as the case progresses. This incident is being investigated by the Violent Crimes Unit. Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 410-307-2020.

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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.

Phone: 1-866-7LOCKUP

Web tip: www.metrocrimestoppers.org

NEW Mobile App: P3TIPS

UPDATE (May 1, 2019 1:23 p.m.):

The woman shot on Tace Drive April 27 has died. She is identified as Jessica Holly Diotte, 27, of the 2100 block of Southorn Road, 21220. 

Detectives from the Baltimore County Police Homicide Unit are continuing the investigation into this incident. Anyone with information regarding this shooting should call police at 410-307-2020.

Original Release (April 29, 2019 12:34 p.m.):

Police continue to investigate a shooting in the 1100 block of Tace Drive in Essex that occurred just before midnight on Saturday.

Police located an adult male and an adult female victim upon their arrival, both suffering from gunshot wounds to the upper body. Both were taken to area hospitals with life-threatening wounds. The suspect(s) fled prior to police arrival.

Anyone with information regarding this shooting is asked to contact BCoPD 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

Detectives from the Baltimore County Police Violent Crimes Unit are investigating a shooting that injured a 4-year-old boy this afternoon.

The shooting happened inside a home in the unit block of Cartwright Court in Rosedale around 2 p.m. The child was struck at least once in the lower portion of his body and was taken to an area hospital for treatment. He is expected to survive his wounds. 

Police have confirmed that two adults were home at the time of the shooting. Now detectives are tasked with determining the circumstances surrounding the shooting. 

 
 
Revised June 27, 2017