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UPDATE (August 28, 2020 1:46 p.m.):

Detectives have charged a suspect in the shooting death of Charles Green on Garden Ridge Road last week.

The investigation determined that the suspect engaged in a verbal altercation with Green inside an apartment where a number of people had gathered and agreed to step outside to finish the dispute. As the two stepped outside the suspect shot and killed Green.

The suspect is identified as Jaekwan Jacob Stephens (24) of the 1300 block of South Carey Street, 21230. He is charged with first degree murder and the use of a firearm in the commission of a felony/violent crime. He is held at the Baltimore County Detention Center on no bail status pending a bail review hearing.

Original Release August 18, 2020 11:46 p.m.):

27 Year Old Man Killed in Catonsville Shooting Last Night

Baltimore County Police are investigating as shooting in Catonsville last night that left one man dead.

Just before 12:30 a.m. on August 18, police responded to the 200 block of Garden Ridge Road, 21228 for a call of a shooting. Responding officers found the victim, Charles Anthony Green Jr. (27) of the 3100 block of Cliftmont Avenue, 21213, in front of the location suffering gunshot wounds to his body. He was pronounced dead at the scene.  

The preliminary investigation revealed that the victim and suspects argued which led to the victim being shot. Three suspects were seen leaving the scene in a white vehicle. Detectives from the Baltimore County Police Department's Homicide Unit are investigating the circumstances surrounding this murder.

Anyone who may have additional information is asked to contact detectives 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

Web tip: www.metrocrimestoppers.org

Mobile App: P3TIPS

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Baltimore County Police are seeking the public’s help with any information related to the homicide of Drevon Jamal Williams, (28) an aspiring rap artist, with a last known address in the 5600 block of Shelbourne Road, 21227.

Just after 6 a.m. on August 12, 2019, Baltimore County Police received a call for a shooting in the 5600 block of Shelbourne Road, 21227. Police arrived and located Williams lying on the bedroom floor inside of the house suffering from a gunshot wound to the upper body. Williams was transported to a local hospital where he was later pronounced deceased.

Investigation revealed that three black male suspects forced their way into the home through a back door, went directly to Williams’ bedroom and shot him. The suspects ran from the house after the shooting and fled the scene in an unidentified vehicle. There were several other individuals inside the home to include two small children, none of whom were injured during the incident. Detectives believe that Williams was targeted and need help finding the suspects responsible. Please assist us in bringing closure to the victim’s family.

If anyone has information about this homicide, please call Baltimore County Police Detectives at 410-307-2020 or 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

Web tip: www.metrocrimestoppers.org

Mobile App: P3TIPS

UPDATE (August 17, 2020 12:22 p.m.):

Baltimore County Police have identified the victim killed in Sundays shooting as Gary Printice Melvin (30) of the unit block of Brookebury Drive, 21136.

Just after 5 a.m. on August 16, police responded to the 11000 block of Reisterstown Road, 21136 for a call of a shooting. Responding officers found the victim on the parking lot suffering from a gunshot wound to the upper body. He was transported to a local hospital where he died. The suspect fled prior to police arriving. Police believe the victim was targeted.

Detectives from the Baltimore County Police Department's Homicide Unit are investigating the circumstances surrounding this murder.

Anyone who may have additional information is asked to contact detectives 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

Web tip: www.metrocrimestoppers.org

Mobile App: P3TIPS

Original (August 16, 2020 10:58 a.m.):

Police Investigating a Shooting in Reisterstown That Left One Dead

Baltimore County Police are investigating a shooting in Reisterstown this morning that left one victim dead. 

Just after 5 a.m. on August 16, police responded to the 11000 block of Reisterstown Road, 21136 for a call of a shooting. Officers found the victim suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim was  transported to a local hospital where they later died. 

Detectives from the Baltimore County Police Department's Homicide Unit are investigating the circumstances surrounding this murder. 

Anyone who may have additional information is asked to contact detectives 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

Web tip: www.metrocrimestoppers.org

Mobile App: P3TIPS

 
 
Revised June 27, 2017