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UPDATE (September 25, 2020 10:54 a.m.):

Detectives from the Baltimore County Police Homicide Unit have confirmed that Maurice Brown shot and subsequently killed Montrell Johnson as funeral services began at Mount Zion Cemetery on September 12, 2018. A second shooter then fired upon Maurice Brown, who died at the scene. This second shooter remains unidentified.

Anyone with information is asked to contact detectives by calling 410-307-2020. Callers may remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward when submitting tips through Metro Crime Stoppers.

Reward Offered

Metro Crime Stoppers of Maryland, 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, online or via mobile app.

Phone: 1-866-7LOCKUP

Web tip: www.metrocrimestoppers.org

Mobile App: P3TIPS

UPDATE (September 14, 2018 4:36 p.m.)

The second victim of a shooting at Mount Zion Cemetery on Tuesday has been pronounced deceased from at least one gunshot wound to the upper body. He is identified as Montrell Johnson (25) of the 2800 block of Westfield Avenue, 21214. 

Detectives from the Baltimore County Police Homicide Unit are continuing their investigation into this incident and ask anyone with additional information to contact them by calling 410-307-2020.

UPDATE (September 13, 2018 10:03 a.m.):

Police have identified the man killed during a shooting that erupted as graveside services were beginning for a young Baltimore City shooting victim at Mount Zion Cemetery yesterday as Maurice Brown Jr. (32) of the 300 block of Lyndhurst Street, 21229. He died as a result of apparent gunshot wounds to his upper and lower body. The second shooting victim, a 25-year-old man, remains in critical condition at the time of this posting.

Original Release (September 12, 2018 5:16 p.m.):

Shooting at Cemetery Funeral Kills Two

One man has died, another remains in critical condition following a shooting this afternoon at Mount Zion Cemetery.

The funeral procession had arrived. Mourners were gathering around the grave site. A smaller group of men had separated from the larger group. The ceremony was just about to begin. Suddenly, gunshots rang out among the smaller group of men. Mourners began running in all directions seeking cover. Two men were left critically injured, suffering from apparent gunshot wounds in the upper portions of their bodies.

Police and EMS responded to the scene at 3900 Hollins Ferry Road around 12:42 p.m. and began treating the wounded, transporting both men to R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma, where one was pronounced deceased. The second man remains in grave condition. A third victim was also transported to an area hospital for treatment of chest pains following the incident.

Detectives from the Baltimore County Police Homicide and Violent Crimes Units responded to the scene to continue the investigation, which will now focus on answering questions regarding the number of weapons involved, the number of suspects involved, and the motive for this shooting. Police do believe that this was a targeted crime and there is no further danger to the public in general.

Baltimore City Police has confirmed that today's funeral was for 18-year-old Marcus Brown, shot and killed in the 1400 block of North Mount Street in August.

Updates will be provided as additional information is confirmed.

Police are investigating a shooting in the Pikesville Precinct this evening that left one man injured.

Officers responded to a call of a man shot outside a home in the 4200 block of Nadine Drive, 21215 just before 8 p.m. An adult man suffered at least one gunshot wound and was transported to an area hospital for treatment. He is expected to survive his wounds. The suspect(s) fled prior to police arrival.

Detectives from the Baltimore County Police Violent Crimes Unit have responded to the scene and are investigating the circumstances surrounding the shooting. Anyone with information on this crime is asked to contact detectives by calling 410-307-2020. Callers may remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward when submitting tips through Metro Crime Stoppers.

Reward Offered

Metro Crime Stoppers of Maryland, 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, online or via mobile app.

Phone: 1-866-7LOCKUP

Web tip: www.metrocrimestoppers.org

Mobile App: P3TIPS

UPDATE (September 23, 2020 3:07 p.m.):

Detectives from the Baltimore County Police Homicide Unit are releasing images of a person who may have information in the shooting death of Artis Holt on February 21, 2019.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Detectives are asking for the public's help in identifying the individual in these images, who was in the area of Liberty Road and Milford Mill Drive at the time of the shooting. This witness may have information that could help police further the investigation into this homicide. 

Anyone who recognizes this individual or vehicle, believed to be a 2013-2016 Nissan Altima, is asked to contact detectives by calling 410-307-2020. Callers may remain anonymous.

For additional details regarding this crime you can watch a segment of the Baltimore County Police cable program, On the Beat, featuring this case. 

UPDATE (February 21, 2020 3:36 p.m.):

One year later police are still searching for the killer of Artis Holt, shot and killed in a parking lot in the 8000 block of Liberty Road.

Artis was following behind friends across the parking lot toward a take-out restaurant when the gunman ran to Artis, shot him, then fled across the parking lot. Police have released surveillance video of the suspect which can be viewed in a segment of our On the Beat cable program.

The reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the suspect in this case has been raised to $5000, eligible to those who submit tips through Metro Crime Stoppers. Tipsters may remain anonymous and can submit their tip on the Metro Crime Stoppers website page for Artis Holt

Original Release (February 22. 2019 11:40 a.m.):

Police Flagged Down Following Deadly Shooting in Windsor Mill

A shooting in the 8000 block of Liberty Road last night left one man dead in a parking lot.

An officer was flagged down by a subject who directed him to the victim lying down in the parking lot of a carryout food business. The victim appeared to have suffered multiple gunshot wounds and was pronounced deceased at the scene by EMS.

Detectives from the Baltimore County Police Homicide Unit determined that just minutes before the officer drove into the area the victim was shot by the suspect after leaving the carryout restaurant around 11:56 p.m. The suspect fled prior to the officer's arrival.

The victim is identified as Artis Dewayne Holt (27) of the 1400 block of Clairidge Road, 21207.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact Homicide detectives by calling 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, online or via mobile app.

Phone: 1-866-7LOCKUP

Web tip: www.metrocrimestoppers.org

NEW Mobile App: P3TIPS

 
 
Revised June 27, 2017