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Date: Jul 31, 2020

Update (July 31, 2020 3:00 p.m.):

On July 13 around 9:30 a.m. police responded to the 8500 block of Glen Michael Lane, 21133 for a call of a domestic fight where shots were fired. The suspect fled the location and the victim left the scene to go to the hospital prior to police arrival.

The preliminary investigation determined that the victim argued with his wife, whom he is separated from, her family and her boyfriend. The argument led to a fight which resulted in the boyfriend shooting the victim  in the lower body.

Detectives arrested Taivon Walker (24) of the 6700 block of Iron Ore, 21075 and charged him with attempted first-degree murder, first-degree assault, use of a firearm to commit a crime of violence and a handgun in a vehicle. He has since been released on his own recognizance after a bail hearing review.

Original (July 13, 2020 4:05 p.m.):

Police Investigate Domestic Related Shooting on Glen Michael Lane 

Police are investigating after a man walked into an area hospital this morning with a gunshot wound. 

Officers were called to the 8500 block of Glen Michael Lane around 9:30 this morning for a fight that escalated into a shooting. The suspect fled the location and the victim left the scene to respond to the hospital prior to police arrival. The preliminary investigation indicates that this shooting is domestic related.

The Baltimore County Police Violent Crimes Unit is continuing to investigate this incident. Anyone with additional information can contact detectives by calling 410-307-2020. Callers may remain anonymous.

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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

Text: “MCS (include tip)” to CRIMES (274637)

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Just after 8:30 p.m. on July 30 Baltimore County Police received a high-priority call in the Parkville area. An officer responding to the call activated his emergency equipment on the marked police car and was traveling northbound on Harford Road near Acton Road, 21234.

At the same time, a 2015 Acura TLZ was traveling northbound on Harford Road and attempted to make a left turn into a parking lot along Acton Road. Several cars were stopped behind the turning Acura. As the police vehicle approached the stopped traffic, the officer continued north into the southbound lane of Harford Road, striking the Acura.

After the crash, the police vehicle rolled over and struck the front door and wall of a business located in the 8500 block of Harford Road, 21234. Both the officer and the driver of the Acura were transported to local hospitals with non-life threatening injuries.

Revised June 27, 2017