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John Howard Bowling

1992 Homicide Victim

Photo of John Howard Bowling, a security guard fatally shot in 1992.On May 18, 1992, Baltimore County police responded to reports of a shooting at the Ramada Inn located in the 8700 block of Loch Raven Boulevard, 21286.

When police arrived, they found 42-year-old John Howard Bowling, a security guard for the motel, shot several times. An eyewitness to the crime told police that the victim was shot when he went to the front door to let someone in. When John Bowling opened the door, the suspect fired shots at him possibly in an attempted robbery.

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 $2,000 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, text, online or mobile app.

Phone: 1-866-7LOCKUP

Text: "MCS (include tip)" to CRIMES (274637)

Web tip:

Mobile App: P3TIPS

Revised April 7, 2020         


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