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At 11:40 a.m. on November 17, 2019 Baltimore County Police were called to the 300 block of Farwind Drive, 21220 for a shooting victim. Officers arrived and located the victim on the parking lot, suffering from at least one gunshot wound.

The victim has been identified as Nicholas Gabriel Hull, 25, of the 300 block of Attenborough Drive, 21237. He was taken to a local hospital where he was pronounced deceased. Homicide detectives are actively conducting their investigation at this time. If you have any information about this murder, please call Baltimore County Police at 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

A 67-year-old man died this afternoon of injuries sustained in a house fire in Middle River.

The victim is Forest Richard Brady of the unit block of Contact Ct., 21220. He lived in the home where the fire occurred.

BCoFD units were dispatched at 12:16 p.m. to the Contact Court address for a dwelling fire with rescue. First- arriving crews found heavy fire and smoke showing from a single-story home.

During a search of the home, firefighters located the victim in the living room -- the room BCoPD fire investigators have identified as the place where the fire started. No one else was in the home at the time of the fire.

Firefighters removed the victim from the home and transferred him to EMS providers. EMS personnel pronounced him deceased at the scene.

The fire was called under control at 12:56 p.m. Firefighters did not find working smoke alarms in the home.

The cause remains under investigation.

Update (August 23, 2019):

Arrest Made in Homicide on Shagbark Road

Photo of Deontaye Banks, arrested in homicide on Shagbark Road.Baltimore County Police have identified the suspect in a homicide that occurred in the 200 block of Shagbark Road, 21220 on August 19. Deontae Maurice Banks, 22, of the unit block of Cornbury Court, 21117 has been charged with first degree murder, first degree rape and armed robbery.

Homicide detectives determined that the suspect went to the house on Shagbark Road to meet with a female. Once inside the house, the suspect stole money and sexually assaulted the woman. Afterwards, Banks and the victim, Curtis Jerome McKisset, had an argument that resulted in Banks pulling out a handgun and shooting McKisset.

Deontae Banks is currently being held at the Baltimore County Department of Corrections on denied bail status.

Original Release (August 20, 2019):

Just before midnight on August 19, 2019, Baltimore County Police received a call for a shooting in the 200-block of Shagbark Road, 21220. Officers arrived and found the victim, a 44 year old male inside the house. The man was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced deceased. Police are withholding the victim’s identification until his next of kin have been notified of his death.

Baltimore County Police Homicide detectives are conducting their investigation at this time and additional details will be released as they become available. If you have any information about this murder, please call Baltimore County Police at 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

 
 
Revised June 27, 2017