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UPDATE (August 14, 2020 0900 hrs):

Detectives from the Baltimore County Police Violent Crimes Unit have determined that this shooting occurred at the intersection of Cervine Lane and Cervidae Lane, 21133 while the victim, a 24-year-old-man, was sitting in his vehicle. The victim suffered a non-life-threatening gunshot wound to the upper body and was treated and released from Northwest Hospital.

Detectives are continuing to investigate the circumstances surrounding this shooting.

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Original Release (August 13, 2020 9:31 p.m.):

Police Investigate Walk-In Shooting Victim at Local Hospital

Baltimore County Police are investigating a shooting after a gunshot victim walks into a local hospital.

Just before 3:30 p.m. police responded to Northwest Hospital in the 5400 block of Old Court Road, 21133 for a call of a gunshot victim. The preliminary investigation revealed that the victim, an adult male, walked into the hospital suffering a gunshot wound to the upper body. The victim has since been released from the hospital. 

Detectives from the Baltimore County Police Violent Crimes Unit are continuing to investigate this incident and ask anyone who may have additional information to call 410-307-2020. 

Reward Offered

Metro Crime Stoppers of Maryland, an organization that is separate from the Baltimore County Police Department and Baltimore County Government, offers rewards of up to $2000 for information that leads to the arrest and charges 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

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Baltimore County Police are investigating a shooting in the 1300 block of Sugarwood Circle, 21221 after the victim responded to MedStar Franklin Square Hospital suffering from a gunshot wound.

Essex officers initially answered a 9-1-1 call for shots fired around 12:41 a.m., then responded to the hospital after the victim, a 23-year-old man suffering at least one gunshot wound to the lower body, arrived at the emergency room around 12:52 a.m. Detectives from the Baltimore County Police Violent Crimes Unit connected the two calls, and are still investigating to determine the circumstances surrounding the shooting.

Anyone with information regarding this shooting is asked to contact police at 410-307-2020. Callers may remain anonymous.

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

Detectives from the Baltimore County Police Violent Crimes Unit are investigating after a shooting victim is brought to a local hospital.

The victim, 16, left his home in the Lochearn area of Baltimore County to walk to a nearby store around 10 a.m. yesterday, and returned home suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim's mother drove him to an area hospital where he remains under treatment. He is expected to survive his injury.

No clear account of events as to how or where the shooting occurred has emerged. Detectives continue to investigate.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police by calling 410-307-2020.
 

 
 
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