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Keyword: targeted victim

Baltimore County Police are continuing to investigate an early morning shooting in the Woodlawn Precinct that injured a man.

Officers responded to a disturbance at the Shell Gas Station in the 1600 block of North Forest Park Avenue, 21207 at 1:33 a.m. when a man began banging on the windows of the business. Police determined that the man was suffering from at least one gunshot wound to the upper body. He was transported to an area hospital and is expected to survive.

Detectives from the Baltimore County Police Violent Crimes Unit responded to the scene and determined that the victim, an adult man, was inside his vehicle at one of the gas pumps when the suspect approached and began shooting at the victim, then fled the scene. Detectives believe this is a targeted crime and there is no additional threat to the community.

Anyone who may have additional 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 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:

Mobile App: P3TIPS

Baltimore County Police continue to investigate a shooting in the 9900 block of Liberty Road last night.

Police were dispatched around 9:25 p.m. after the victim suffered a gunshot wound to the upper body while outside of his home. The victim, 25, was transported to an area hospital but is expected to survive his wound. The suspect fled the scene prior to police arrival.

Detectives from the Baltimore County Police Violent Crimes Unit responded and are investigating the possibility that the victim in this shooting was targeted. Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 410-307-2020. Callers may remain anonymous.

Revised June 27, 2017