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The suspect in a deliberate hit-and-run crash in Lochearn yesterday morning has been arrested and charged with assault and other related criminal and vehicular charges.

William Eugene Brown Jr. (24) of the 1000 block of Craftswood Road, 21228, was arrested at his home around 11 a.m. yesterday following multiple calls to 9-1-1 regarding a crash at Patterson and Wildwood Avenue at about 7:50 a.m. indicating that the drivers of the vehicles were fighting. The driver of the suspect vehicle, Brown, fled the scene before police arrived.

The investigation revealed that Brown, driving a blue 2003 Chevrolet Cavalier, was following the victim eastbound on Wildwood Avenue. When the victim's vehicle, a Chevrolet Impala, stopped at the intersection at Patterson Avenue the suspect rear-ended the victim's Impala, pushing the Impala into the intersection where it was struck again on the passenger side by a Dodge Challenger. The Impala was pushed across the intersection where it struck the front of a brick home. Brown responded in his vehicle to the crash site and began a verbal confrontation with the driver of the Impala, then attempted to physically fight with both the driver and another adult passenger before getting back into his Cavalier and attempting to strike the other driver with his vehicle before fleeing the scene.

Three occupants of the Impala, including the adult driver, an adult male passenger, and a toddler were transported to an area hospital with suspected minor injuries. The driver of the third vehicle was not injured and did remain at the scene.

Police indicated that there were conflicting accounts given by both drivers of what precipitated the initial crash on Wildwood Avenue.

Brown is currently held without bail at the Baltimore County Detention Center pending a bail review hearing.

Detectives from the Baltimore County Police Violent Crimes Unit are investigating after a shooting victim is brought to a local hospital.

The victim, 16, left his home in the Lochearn area of Baltimore County to walk to a nearby store around 10 a.m. yesterday, and returned home suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim's mother drove him to an area hospital where he remains under treatment. He is expected to survive his injury.

No clear account of events as to how or where the shooting occurred has emerged. Detectives continue to investigate.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police by calling 410-307-2020.

Baltimore County Police are investigating a shooting in the Lochearn area of Precinct 2 – Woodlawn last night.

Police responded to the unit block of Deveraux Court, 21207 around 10:40 p.m. where they located a 21-year-old man suffering from a gunshot wound to the lower body. He was transported to a local hospital for treatment and is expected to survive his injury. The suspect fled the scene prior to police arrival.

Detectives from the Baltimore County Police Violent Crimes Unit are continuing to investigate the circumstances surrounding this shooting. Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 410-307-2020.

Revised June 27, 2017