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Officers responded to a call of a shooting in the 1400 block of Wentworth Road, 21234 in the Towson Precinct around 1 p.m. today. A 34-year-old man suffering from a gunshot wound was located and treated at a local hospital. He is expected to survive his injury.

The Baltimore County Police Violent Crimes Unit is continuing to investigate this incident. Anyone with Information is asked to contact Police at 410-307-2020.

UPDATE (May 9, 2018 10:58 p.m.):

Booking photo of Ronald Lee Scott, shooting suspectDetectives from the Baltimore County Violent Crimes Unit have arrested and charged Ronald Lee Scott (27) of the unit block of Platt Lane in Sparrows Point in the shooting of a man in Essex on Saturday. Scott is charged with Attempted 1st Degree Murder, 1st Degree Assault, and the Use of a Firearm in the Commission of a Violent Crime. He is being held at the Baltimore County Detention Center on no bail status.

Original Release (May 5, 2015 3:10 p.m.):

Baltimore County Police are investigating a shooting in Essex this afternoon. 

Police responded to a call for a shooting just before 3 p.m. in the area of Stemmers Run Road and North Marlyn Avenue. Investigators discovered that an adult male victim was involved in an encounter with the suspect which resulted in the victim suffering a gunshot wound to his lower extremity.  

The victim was transported to a local hospital and is currently in good condition. The suspect fled prior to police arriving on the scene. Police believe that the victim was targeted in this case.

Detectives of the Baltimore County Police Department’s Violent Crimes Unit are continuing to investigate this incident. If you have any additional information regarding this shooting, contact police at 410-307-2020.

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Detectives from the Baltimore County Police Violent Crimes Unit made a quick arrest of two suspects involved in a shooting at the Exxon gas station in the 7300 block of McClean Boulevard Sunday night.

Police arrested Anthony Rogers Ferguson (20) of the unit block of Handsworth Way, 21234 after the detective viewing surveillance video from the Exxon gas station recognized him from having prior contacts with the suspect. The second suspect, Demiquo Deontae Wilson (20) of the 5900-block Lillyan Avenue, 21206, was also quickly identified and arrested.

The victim, a 23-year-old man, suffered a gunshot wound to the upper body as he was driving out of the Exxon onto McClean Boulevard when the two suspects approached his vehicle on foot and began firing shots into the victim's vehicle. The suspects fled the scene on foot while the victim drove home, where he called 9-1-1. He was transported to an area hospital for treatment and is expected to survive his injuries.

Ferguson and Wilson are both charged with Attempted Murder and firearm charges, and are held at the Baltimore County Detention Center on no bail status.

Booking photo of Anthony Rogers Ferguson


Booking photo of Anthony Rogers Ferguson     










Booking photo of Demiquo Deontae Wilson

Revised June 27, 2017