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Baltimore County Police are investigating an early morning shooting in the 5400 block of Hamilton Avenue.

Police were called to the 6000 block of Barstow Road around 1 a.m. after the victim, a 30-year-old man, was heard yelling for help. He suffered a gunshot wound to the lower body when a vehicle approached him as he was walking on Hamilton Avenue near Radecke Avenue and someone inside the vehicle shot at him. Both the victim and the suspect(s) fled the location. The victim was taken to a local hospital for treatment of a non-life-threatening wound.

The Baltimore County Police Violent Crimes Unit is investigating the circumstances surrounding this shooting. Anyone with additional information on this incident or the suspect(s) is asked to contact police at 410-307-2020.

UPDATE (September 18, 2018 1:26 p.m.): ^jzp

Wanted homicide suspect, Tavon PowellTavon Powell, wanted for the homicides of Gabrielle Paugh and Aaron Wearins in Dundalk on August 27, was located and apprehended in Kenner, Louisiana this morning by the United States Marshals Service.

Detectives from the Baltimore County Police Homicide Unit contacted the U.S. Marshals Service after their investigation lead them to believe that Powell had fled the state of Maryland. The U.S. Marshals Service developed information that Powell was staying at a location in Kenner, Louisiana, just outside of New Orleans. They confirmed Powell's location this morning and took him into custody.

The Baltimore County Police Homicide Unit will send detectives to Louisiana to further the investigation into the homicides and establish information regarding Powell's flight to that area.

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UPDATE (August 29, 2018 2:30 p.m.): ^sv

On August 29, 2018, Aaron Wearins succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center. Baltimore County Police continue to search for the suspect, Tavon Powell. 

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UPDATE (August 28, 2018 4 p.m.): ^sv

Baltimore County Police have identified the suspect responsible for the double shooting in Dundalk. Tavon Powell (37) is wanted for murder and attempted murder. If anyone has information about Tavon Powell, please call the 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, text message or online.

Phone: 1-866-7LOCKUP

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

Web tip: www.metrocrimestoppers.org

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Original Release (August 28, 2018 12:30 p.m.) ^sv

Police Investigating Double Shooting in Dundalk

At 7:30 p.m. on August 27, 2018, Baltimore County Police were called to the unit-block of Wise Avenue, 21222 for a shooting. Officers arrived and found two victims suffering from gunshot wounds. Both victims were transported to a local hospital for treatment. The female victim, identified as Gabrielle Marie Paugh, 26, of the unit-block of Wise Avenue, was pronounced deceased at the hospital. The male victim, Aaron Michael Wearins, 34, of the 3000-block of Mcelderry Street, 21205 is listed in critical condition.

Baltimore County Police homicide detectives are actively pursuing leads and believe that both victims were targeted in this case. If anyone has information about this shooting, 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, text message or online.

Phone: 1-866-7LOCKUP

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

Web tip: www.metrocrimestoppers.org

Baltimore County Police are investigating a shooting that happened around 10:30 p.m. last night when a security guard at 15 De Septembre Bar and Lounge, 3911 Hollins Ferry Road, was threatened, then nearly run over by a party-goer.

The suspect, a 25-year-old man, became angry after being denied entry into a party and began threatening the other party-goers, then engaged in a physical altercation with security guards when he was escorted away from the property. He got into his vehicle and drove at a high rate of speed toward a uniformed security guard, who attempted to move out of the way while simultaneously retrieving his firearm, firing a single shot into the vehicle as he was struck in the lower body by the suspect's truck. The suspect fled the location and was stopped by Maryland Transportation Authority Police a short distance away.

The suspect was transported to an area hospital for treatment of a gunshot wound to the lower body but is expected to survive his wound. The security guard, who is not a police officer but does possess a permit to carry a weapon, suffered minor injuries.

The Baltimore County Police Violent Crimes Unit is continuing their investigation into this incident. At the conclusion of the investigation the case will be reviewed by the Office of the Assistant State's Attorney for Baltimore County for determination of charges.

 
 
Revised June 27, 2017