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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

UPDATE  (July 24, 2020 10:45 a.m.):

Baltimore County Police arrested Michael Guy Fisher (24) of the 5400 block of Omahar Avenue, 21216 for the murder of Jerry Eley on December 29, 2019.

The investigation determined that Fisher and Eley were involved in a narcotics transaction that resulted in Fisher shooting Eley in the upper body. Eley died as a result of his injuries.

Fisher is charged with first degree murder and held at the Baltimore County Detention Center on a no bail status.

Original (December 30, 2019 12:06 p.m.):

County Police Investigating Homicide in Reisterstown

Just before 8:00 p.m. on December 29, 2019, Baltimore County Police were called to the area of the 12000-block of Tarragon Road, 21136 for a person lying on the ground. Police arrived and located a victim suffering from an apparent gunshot wound to the upper body. The victim was pronounced deceased at the scene. He has been identified as Jerry Josiah Eley, 28, of the 3400-block Mayfield Avenue, 21244.

Baltimore County Police Homicide detectives are continuing their investigation at this time. If anyone has information about this case, 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

Just before 4 p.m. on December 10, 2018, a Baltimore County Police patrol officer observed a 2014 black Honda Accord which had been reported stolen in Baltimore County on December 7, 2018. The officer and stolen vehicle were in the area of Highfalcon Road and Meriam Court, 21117.

The officer stopped the Honda and started to get out of his police car to approach the suspects. As the officer exited his car, the driver inside the stolen car accelerated and fled the area. The officer pursued the stolen car but ended the pursuit within a short period of time, while on Highfalcon Road. The driver of the stolen car continued to flee the area after police ended the pursuit. At Highfalcon and Candytuft Road, the stolen Honda struck an unoccupied 2004 Ford truck and continued into a tree in the 300-block of Highfalcon Road.

One of the occupants inside the stolen vehicle, Taiwan X. Linton, 18, was pronounced deceased at the scene. The juvenile driver and two other juvenile occupants inside the stolen Honda were injured and transported to local hospitals for treatment.

Police are continuing their investigation into the motor vehicle theft and subsequent crash. No further information at this time.

 
 
Revised June 27, 2017