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Investigators from the Baltimore County Police Violent Crimes Unit are continuing their investigation into a weekend shooting in Rosedale.

Police were responding to the area of Hazelwood Avenue and Willann Road around 3:47 a.m. Saturday morning for a call of shots fired when a patrol officer was flagged down near Philadelphia Road and Golden Ring Road by a driver taking the victim to the hospital. The victim flagged down the driver while fleeing the area after suffering a non-life-threatening gunshot wound to the upper body. Medics responded and transported the victim, 29, to an area hospital where he is expected to recover.

Detectives continue working to confirm the circumstances surrounding the shooting. Anyone with additional information is asked to contact the Violent Crimes Unit by calling 410-307-2020. Callers may remain anonymous.

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An 88-year-old man critically injured in a December 7, 2018 one-alarm dwelling fire in Rosedale has died.

George Antonas, of the 1500 block of National Rd., 21237, died on December 27, 2018 at the Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center.

Firefighters responded to a home in the 1500 block of National Rd., on December 7 at 3:30 p.m., after a mailman saw fire at the front of the home. Crews put out the fire and confined it mainly to a single room. They found the victim in a bedroom and transported him, Priority 1, to Bayview.

Baltimore County Police fire investigators have ruled this fire accidental.

UPDATE (June 27, 2018 2:08 p.m.):

Homicide detectives arrested a man in connection with the murder of Cindy Berdina Testerman after the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner ruled the cause of death to be homicide by trauma inflicted by an edged weapon yesterday.

booking photo of Ryan Michael McGuire, homicide suspectRyan Michael McGuire (32), with no permanent address, is charged with two counts of First Degree Murder and two counts of Second Degree Murder after a second victim was located during the execution of a search warrant of a home across the street from Cindy Testerman's home. Video surveillance was recovered that implicated McGuire in Cindy Testerman's death, leading detectives across the street to the home of the second victim, with whom McGuire had been staying recently.

Judy Elizabeth Slebzak (66) of the 7900 block of Roseland Avenue, 21237, McGuire's step-mother, was discovered hidden in a cedar chest in her home during the search following McGuire's arrest. McGuire admitted his involvement in both women's deaths during a post-Miranda interview.

Police now believe that McGuire may have murdered Judy Slebzak up to a few weeks ago, then used her vehicle for transportation while selling some of her possessions to obtain money for illicit narcotics. When Cindy Testerman began questioning him about her whereabouts, police believe he responded to her home on Saturday, June 23, and murdered her, as well. He took possessions from her home, including her vehicle, and sold them for money to purchase additional narcotics.

McGuire is currently held without bail at the Baltimore County Detention Center pending a bail review hearing.

Original Release (June 25, 2018 2:09 p.m.):

Woman Found Dead in Rosedale Home

Police are investigating after a woman was found unresponsive on the floor of her Rosedale home yesterday evening.

Police were called to the 7900 block of Roseland Avenue just after 8 p.m. Sunday evening when a relative entered the woman's home and found her on the kitchen floor, suffering from trauma to the upper body. The woman, identified as Cindy Berdina Testerman, who would have turned 62 today, was pronounced deceased at the scene. Her body has been transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner for determination of cause and manner of death.

Police are asking anyone who may have information on this woman's death to contact them at 410-307-2020. The Baltimore County Police Homicide Unit is following up with this investigation.

Revised June 27, 2017