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booking photo of Anton Hosea Elsezy Jr UPDATE (May 8, 2020 2:47 p.m.):

Baltimore County Police charge the man responsible for the murder of Tyron Deandre Davis.

On December 4, 2019 just before 6 p.m. police responded to McDonald’s in the 200 block of Back River Neck Road, 21221 for a shooting. Arriving officers found Tyron Deandre Davis (18) of the 900 block of Lowe Road, 21220 suffering from at least one gunshot wound. He was transported to Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center by medics. The next day, Davis died of his injuries in the hospital.

Detectives determined that Davis and another male subject approached a group of males who stood outside of McDonald’s. Davis briefly spoke with them before walking away. As Davis walked away, one of the members of the group, identified as Anton Hosea Elsezy Jr. (18) of the unit block of Moline Circle, 21221, pulled out a gun and shot Davis.

On December 6, 2019, Baltimore County Police Homicide detectives obtained an arrest warrant for Elsezy. He was captured by the US Marshals Task Force in North Carolina on Tuesday, May 5, and faces extradition. Elsezy is charged with first degree murder and use of a firearm in a felony.

UPDATE (December 11, 2019 5:50 p.m.):

Anton "Ant" Hosea Elsezy, Jr. is being sought for his connection in the murder of Tyron Deandre Davis on Back River Neck Road, 21221, on December 4.

Police are asking for anyone with information on his whereabouts or about this homicide, to contact them at 911 or 410-307-2020.

Images of Anton

UPDATE (December 9, 2019 4:40 p.m.):

Just before 10:30 a.m. on December 5, 2019, Tyron Deandre Davis was pronounced deceased at a local hospital. Police continue to seek information related to Davis' murder. If you have any information about this homicide, please call the Baltimore County Police at 410-307-2020.

Original Release: (December 5, 2019 9:26 a.m.) 

Police Investigating December 4th Shooting in Essex

Just before 6:00 p.m. on December 4, 2019, Baltimore County Police responded to the parking lot of a business located in the 200-block of Back River Neck Road, 21221 for a report of gunfire. Police arrived and found a victim laying on the parking lot suffering from at least one gunshot wound. The victim, identified as Tyron Deandre Davis, 18, of the 900-block of Lowe Road, 21220 was transported to a local hospital for treatment. Davis is currently in grave condition.

Baltimore County Police Homicide detectives are investigating this case. If anyone has information about this shooting, please call the Baltimore County Police at 410-307-2020.

photo of victim Isaiah Micah McKnightUpdate (April  27, 2020 3:28 p.m.)

Baltimore County Police need your help finding out who murdered Isaiah McKnight in Lochearn on January 8.

Police responded to the 3800 block of Southern Cross Drive just after midnight for a shooting. The investigation determined that the two victims were sitting inside of a U-Haul truck when two suspects, one armed with a weapon, walked up to the driver side window and shot both victims. The suspects fled the scene.  

Isaiah McKnight (20), pictured here, of the 3800 block of Southern Cross Drive, 21207 was shot and pronounced deceased at the scene by medics. The second victim, a 19-year-old man, was shot in the upper body and transported to a local hospital. He survived his injuries.

Baltimore County Police Homicide Detectives continue investigating the circumstances surrounding this incident. Anyone with information should contact Detectives by calling 410-307-2020. Callers may remain anonymous.

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

Original Release (January 9, 2020 2:52 p.m.)

County Police Investigating January 8th Double Shooting, One Man Killed

Just before midnight on January 8, 2020, Baltimore County Police responded to the 3800-block of Southern Cross Drive, 21207 for a shooting. Police arrived and located one of the victims inside a vehicle, suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. The man was pronounced deceased at the scene. He has been identified as Isaiah Micah McKnight, 20, of the 3800-block of Southern Cross Drive. The second victim, a 19-year-old man, was transported to a local hospital for medical treatment. He is expected to survive his injuries. Baltimore County Police Homicide detectives are actively investigating this murder.

If you have any information about this case, please call the 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

UPDATE (March 2, 2020 4:01 p.m.):

booking photo of Calvin Krasheen FoggDetectives from the Baltimore County Police Homicide Unit have charged a man in the shooting death of David Leroy King on January 24.

Calvin Krasheen Fogg (27) with no fixed address is charged with first degree murder in the death of David King and first degree attempted murder in the shooting of a second man during the incident. Fogg is held on no bail status at the Baltimore County Detention Center following a bail review hearing. 

Original Release (January 24, 2020 9:04 a.m.):

Police Investigating Homicide in Essex

A double shooting in Essex left one man dead this morning.

At 5:11 a.m. officers responded to the 900 block of Holgate Drive for a shooting. Arriving officers found two adult men outside a home who were both suffering gunshot wounds. Medics responded and transported one man to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. The second man was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The deceased man has been identified as David Leroy King, 29, of the 2100 block of Westfield Road.

Baltimore County Homicide Detectives are currently investigating the circumstances surrounding this incident. Anyone with information should contact the Baltimore County Police Homicide Unit by calling 410-307-2020. Callers may remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward when submitting tips through Metro Crime Stoppers by calling 1-866-7LOCKUP.

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