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Baltimore County Police are investigating a double shooting in the Wilkens Precinct tonight.

Officers responded to the unit block of Babybird Court at 5:23 p.m. for a shooting call and discovered two victims suffering from gunshot wounds, an adult man and a 14-year-old boy. Both were transported to an area hospital for treatment and are expected to survive their wounds. The suspect(s) fled the scene immediately following the shooting.

Detectives from the Baltimore County Police Violent Crimes Unit are continuing their investigation into the circumstances surrounding this shooting. Anyone with 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

Police are investigating a shooting on Babybird Court that injured a man early this morning.

Officers responded to multiple calls for shots fired in the unit block of Babybird Court around 1:30 a.m. and discovered damage to a few vehicles in the area, but no reported injuries. Just before 3 a.m. an adult man walked into an area hospital suffering from a non-life-threatening gunshot wound to the upper body and indicated he was on Babybird Court when he was shot.

Detectives from the Baltimore County Police Violent Crimes Unit are continuing the investigation into the circumstances surrounding this shooting. Anyone who has not already spoken with investigators, or who may have additional information regarding this shooting, 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

UPDATE (September 15, 2017 10:39 a.m.):

Mr. Ott has been located and safely returned home.

Original Release (September 12, 2017 3:32 p.m.):

Police continue to search for the subject of Sunday's silver alert activation.

Frederick Ott (89) was reported missing on Sunday, initiating a state-wide silver alert activation. He was last seen around 10:30 a.m. in the 700 block of Maiden Choice Lane in Catonsville. Mr. Ott is approximately 5'9", 150 pounds, has short white hair and wears glasses. It is unknown what he might be wearing. Mr. Ott was driving a black 2004 Nissan Altima with Maryland tag 'SLP166'.

Anyone who may have seen Frederick Ott or his vehicle is asked to contact police at Precinct 1 - Wilkens at 410-887-0872 or dial 9-1-1.

 
 
Revised June 27, 2017