UPDATE (April 19, 2019 11:40 a.m.):

Booking photo of Dwayne Kenneth Taylor, homicide suspectBaltimore County Police Homicide Unit detectives have charged a suspect in the shooting murder of Gerrard Eugene Taylor in Dundalk three weeks ago.

Dwayne Kenneth Taylor (40) of the 4100 block of Garrison Boulevard, 21215, is charged with First Degree Murder and remains held without bail at the Baltimore County Detention Center following a bail review hearing Wednesday.

Detectives determined that Gerrard Taylor and Dwayne Taylor (no relation to each other) had been involved in a physical altercation on a previous occasion and the shooting appears to have been retaliatory.

UPDATE (April 1, 2019 9:14 a.m.):

The victim of a shooting in the 400 block of Avondale Road in Dundalk last Wednesday, March 27, has died.

Gerrard Eugene Taylor, 27, of the 5900 block of Winter Avenue, 21215, was pronounced deceased at 6:02 p.m. on Friday, March 29, after being removed from life support at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center.

Taylor was found lying unconscious in the alley behind Avondale Road following the shooting.

Police are asking anyone who saw or heard anything Wednesday night, or who may have information regarding this shooting or the suspect, to contact Homicide 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

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Original Release (March 28, 2019 1 p.m.):

Baltimore County Police are investigating a shooting in the 400 block of Avondale Road in Dundalk last night that left a man critically injured.

Police were dispatched to the area for a shooting just after 8 p.m. and found the victim, a 27-year-old man, lying in an alley behind the location. He suffered at least one gunshot wound to the upper body and was transported to an area hospital with life-threatening injuries. The suspect fled the location prior to police arrival.

Anyone who may have information on this shooting is asked to contact police by calling 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