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UPDATE (March 31, 2:56 p.m.):

Baltimore County Police arrested four men in connection with the shooting of a man in Lansdowne.

On March 8 at 5:44 a.m., police responded to the area of Virginia Avenue and McDowell Lane, 21227 for a shooting. The initial investigation determined that several suspects approached a vehicle and fired multiple shots striking the victim. Detectives determined the suspects knew the victim and he was targeted.

Detectives arrested the following suspects:

  • Theodore Antonio Alston (29) of the 2500 block of East Federal Street, 21213
  • Clay Nazzarae Hart, Jr. (23) of the 5400 block of Whitwood Road, 21206
  • Darnell William Jones (25) of the 1600 block of Lochwood Road, 21218
  • Dionte Terrell Johnson (22) of the 1200 block North Patterson Park, 21213.

Each suspect faces attempted first degree murder, use of a firearm in a felony, and numerous other charges. They are currently held at the Baltimore County Detention Center on a no bail status.

 

Original Release (March 8, 11:20 a.m.):

On March 8 at 5:44 a.m., police responded to the area of Virginia Avenue and McDowell Lane in Lansdowne for a shooting.

Responding officers found a man who was shot several times while he sat in his car. The man was able to run to a nearby home and ask for help. He was transported to a local hospital by medics and is expected to survive. The man was targeted and this is an isolated incident.

Baltimore County Police Violent Crimes Detectives are currently investigating the circumstances surrounding this incident. Anyone with information should contact the Baltimore County Police Violent Crimes Unit by calling 410-307-2020. Callers may remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward when submitting tips through Metro Crime Stoppers.

Reward Offered
Metro Crime Stoppers of Maryland, an organization that is separate from the Baltimore County Police Department and Baltimore County Government, offers rewards of up to $2000 for information that leads to the arrest and charges 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

Text: “MCS (include tip)” to CRIMES (274637)

Web tip: http://metrocrimestoppers.org/

Mobile App: P3TIPS

 

UPDATE (October 25, 2019 11:37 a.m.):

The deceased man discovered outside a townhome in Lansdowne Saturday morning has been identified by the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner through a latent print examination as Dupree Rashard Williams (29) of the 300 block of Lori Drive, 21061. Cause and manner of death has been ruled homicide by gunshot wound.

Detectives from the Baltimore County Police Homicide Unit are continuing their investigation into the circumstances surrounding the man's death. Anyone with information is asked to contact them at 410-307-2020. Callers may remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward when submitting tips through Metro Crime Stoppers (see below for information on how to contact Metro Crime Stoppers).

Original Release (October 19, 2019 10:12 p.m.):

Police are investigating a body found outside a townhome in Lansdowne this morning as a homicide. 

Officers were dispatched to the 4000 block of Twin Circle Way just after 10 a.m. when a passerby discovered the body of a deceased man outside on the townhome community property.

The Baltimore County Police Homicide Unit responded to further the investigation when trauma indicative of a homicide was found on the body. The body has been transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner to determine exact cause and manner of death.

Anyone who may have seen or heard anything out of the ordinary overnight or early this morning is asked to contact police at 410-307-2020. Callers may remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward when submitting tips through Metro Crime Stoppers.

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

Two people died in accidental dwelling fires over the weekend -- a man in Woodlawn and a woman in Lansdowne.

6100 block Windsor Mill Rd., 21207

The victim is Clarence Alvin Foster, 66, who lived in the home where the fire occurred. 

Fire Department crews were dispatched at 3:43 p.m. on Saturday, September 28 to a dwelling fire with rescue in the 6100 block of Windsor Mill Rd. First-arriving firefighters found smoke showing. Firefighters entered the home and found heavy fire at the rear of the first floor, in the kitchen area.

Two people, the victim and a woman, were in the home; the woman escaped on her own and was transported, Priority 1, to the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center. 

Firefighters found Clarence Foster unconscious on the dining room floor. Medic crews transported him to Sinai Hospital, where he was later pronounced dead.

BCoPD fire investigators determined that this was an accidental cooking fire.

2400 block Zion Rd., 21227

The victim is Sandra Kathleen Hutchins, 73, who lived in the home where the fire occurred.

BCoFD units were dispatched at 10:25 p.m. on Sunday, September 29 to the 2400 block of Zion Rd., 21227 for a dwelling fire. First-arriving crews found a single-story home, fully involved with fire. A caller reported that the occupant was still in the house.

Fire crews conducted search and rescue and located the victim, unconscious, on the first floor near the bathroom. Firefighters removed her from the home and transferred her to a medic unit, where she was pronounced dead by EMS personnel.

BCoPD fire investigators determined that this was an accidental electrical fire that began in the bedroom.

 

 
 
Revised June 27, 2017