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Just before 3:30 p.m. on May 15 Baltimore County Police responded to a pedestrian-involved crash at Pulaski Highway and Rossville Boulevard, 21237 in the White Marsh Precinct. 

The preliminary investigation shows that the pedestrian, 44-year-old George Galen Nelson, III, with no fixed address, was struck by a 2006 Ford E250 van which was traveling west on Pulaski Highway. Nelson was struck when he entered the path of the van, which remained at the scene. This intersection does not have a crosswalk or a pedestrian signal. 

The pedestrian was transported to Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, where he was later pronounced deceased. The investigation is on-going at this time, conducted by the Baltimore County Crash Investigation Team.

A Fire lieutenant suffered non life-threatening injuries this morning when he was struck by a vehicle at Rossville Boulevard and U.S. 40 (Pulaski Highway) during a charitable fundraising drive.

The incident occurred at 11:18 a.m. while fire personnel were collecting funds to support the Muscular Dystrophy Association's "Fill the Boot' campaign.

An investigation of the crash will be conducted by Baltimore County Police.

The firefighter was transported to the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center.

Fire Chief Kyrle W. Preis III said the Fire Department's fundraising efforts on behalf of the "Fill the Boot" campaign will continue and reminded personnel of the need for vigilance when it comes to safety during the collection process.

Original release (October 9, 2016  11:13 a.m.):

Baltimore County Police Homicide detectives are investigating after a violent home invasion in Rosedale leaves one man dead and two others injured.

Just before 3:30 a.m. this morning, Baltimore County Police responded to a home in the 7500 block of Rossville Boulevard 21237 for a report of a home invasion shooting. When officers arrived on the scene, they found 61-year-old Stanley Anthony Lane suffering from a gunshot wound to the upper body. He was taken to an area hospital where he died.

Police also located a 23-year-old man suffering from a gunshot wound to the upper body and a 61-year-old man suffering from wounds to his head. Both men were transported to area hospitals for treatment.  A woman living in the home who was not injured during the incident experienced a medical event which required her to be transported to a hospital for treatment.

The investigation into this incident has indicated that an unknown number of suspects entered the home, shot two of the victims, assaulted another victim, and fled the scene.

This incident is under investigation by the Baltimore County Police Homicide Unit. Detectives are working to determine if this was a targeted crime.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call police at 410-307-2020 or Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7LOCKUP.

Callers to Metro Crime Stoppers

If your tip to the Metro Crime Stoppers hotline leads to the arrest and/or indictment of a suspect, for a felony crime, you may be eligible for a cash reward of up to $2,000 from Metro Crime Stoppers.

If you have information on the above crime/suspect please call, text, or e-mail: Metro Crime Stoppers hotline available 24-hours a day toll free.

Phone: 1-866-7LOCKUP

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

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Revised June 27, 2017