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On January 26, 2018 at 8:30 p.m., Baltimore County Police responded to a local hospital for a victim suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. Officers were able to determine that the shooting occurred in the 2100-block of Larkhall Road, 21222. Detectives believe that the victim was targeted in this case. Police are not releasing a suspect description at this time due to the ongoing investigation. 

On January 12, 2018 at 10:30 p.m., Baltimore County Police officers located a grey 2014 Honda Accord in the area of Countess Drive and Village Queen Drive, 21117. The car was reported stolen from Baltimore City on January 6, 2018. A suspect was seen inside the car and drove on Village Queen Drive towards Reisterstown Road. While on Village Queen Drive, an officer pulled his car in front of the suspect. The suspect reversed the car, driving over top of the curb and sidewalk. Another officer drove his car up to the Honda and was struck by the stolen car as the suspect continue to elude the uniformed officers.

The suspect inside the stolen Honda drove off again towards Reisterstown Road. An officer exited his car as the stolen car was approaching the officer’s direction. The suspect drove the stolen car at the officer. This officer withdrew his service weapon and fired several times at the stolen car, as the car drove towards him. The officer was not hit by the car. The suspect continued to flee with the stolen car, traveling on Reisterstown Road. A few minutes later, the Honda was found on Naylors Lane and Old Court Road, 21208. The suspect was not inside the stolen car.

Police continued to search the area and located the suspect on Greenwood Road near Old Court Road. The 18-year-old was placed under arrest. He did not suffer any injuries and did not require any medical treatment. The officer who fired his weapon was not injured. The officer inside the struck car received minor non-life-threatening injuries. Updates will be provided as more information becomes available. 

Just after 12:30 a.m. on December 25, 2017, Baltimore County Police responded to the parking lot of Loafer’s Sports Bar and Grille, located in the 6500-block of Baltimore National Pike, 21228, for reports of gunshots. Responding officers were unable to locate any involved in a shooting in the area. Approximately thirty minutes later, police learned that a shooting victim came into a local hospital for treatment. Police verified that the 27-year-old man who came into the hospital was a victim from the earlier call. It was determined that the victim was struck when the suspect fired several shots in the parking lot. The victim suffered a gunshot wound to the upper body. The man is expected to survive his injuries.

The suspect is described as a short black male between the ages of 30 to 40 years old. If anyone has information about this shooting, please call Baltimore County Police at (410) 307-2020.

Anyone with information on this case can also submit a tip to Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7LOCKUP. For more information on other ways to contact Metro Crime Stoppers as well as information on rewards offered by or through them, check their website at www.metrocrimestoppers.orgMetro 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.

Revised June 27, 2017