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Police are investigating a shooting that has left a 23-year-old man injured in Gwynn Oak.

The victim was inside the vestibule area of an apartment building in the 5900 block of Franklin Avenue around 2:58 p.m. today when he was shot multiple times in the upper and lower portions of his body by an unknown suspect. The suspect fled before police arrived on the scene. The was transported to an area hospital for treatment while police continue to canvass the area for clues and witnesses. Police believe that the victim was the intended target of the shooting and that there is no danger to the public at this time.

Anyone with information on this shooting or the suspect is asked to contact police at 410-307-2020. The Baltimore County Violent Crimes Unit continues to investigate at this time.

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, text message or online.

Phone: 1-866-7LOCKUP

Text message: Text "MCS" plus your message to "CRIMES" (274637)

Web tip: www.metrocrimestoppers.org

UPDATE: Saquan Woodson has been located unharmed. Thank you to everyone who helped share his information.

(Original post: August 23, 2017; 3:33 p.m.) Baltimore County Police are asking for assistance in locating a teen missing from the Woodlawn area since August 21.

Saquan Woodson is 13 years old, 5 feet 6 inches tall with black hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing a red Howard County Terps jersey with the number "77" on it.

Police believe that he may be in the West Baltimore area or around the Inner Harbor. If you see Saquan or have any information on his whereabouts, please contact police by dialing 9-1-1.

Baltimore County Police are seeking information on the identity of a suspect who is responsible for multiple commercial robberies.

On July 1 at approximately 12:45 p.m., the suspect entered a Rite Aid in the 5600 block of Baltimore National Pike, pretended to make a purchase, then grabbed money from the open register and fled the store.

On July 14 at approximately 2:45 p.m., the same suspect entered a Walgreens in the 1500 block of Reisterstown Road, pretended to make a purchase, then attempted unsuccessfully to grab cash from the open register. Around 4:45 p.m., the suspect entered a Rite Aid in the 7100 block of Security Boulevard, pretended to make a purchase and grabbed cash from the open drawer.

If you have any information on the identity of this suspect, please call Baltimore County Police at 410-307-2020.

 
 
Revised June 27, 2017