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A man has died after checking into a local hospital with an apparent gunshot wound.

Police were dispatched to the hospital at 5:43 p.m. after the man was dropped off by an unknown person and died shortly thereafter. The preliminary investigation indicates that the shooting occurred in the 100 block of Center Street in Dundalk. Detectives are currently investigating the circumstances surrounding the shooting.

Anyone with information should contact the Baltimore County Police Homicide Unit by calling 410-307-2020. Callers may remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward when submitting tips through Metro Crime Stoppers.

Driver Charged With Alcohol-Related Offenses

Just after 2:00 a.m. on August 21, 2019, Baltimore County Police responded to a crash at Wise Avenue and Park Drive, 21222. Subsequent investigation revealed that a 2012 Kawasaki motorcycle was traveling west on Wise Avenue approaching Park Drive. A 2007 Mercury Mariner was traveling east on Wise Avenue and attempted to turn left onto Park Drive. The motorcycle collided with the SUV, causing the driver to be ejected from his motorcycle. The motorcycle driver was pronounced deceased at the scene of the crash. The driver of the motorcycle has been identified as John Wolf Foster, 25, of the 1900-block of Searles Road, 21222. 

The driver of the SUV remained at the scene and was identified as Jessica Leigh Doran, 33, of the 2000-block of Ormand, 21222. She has been charged with driving under the influence of alcohol and is currently being held at the Baltimore County Department of Corrections on denied bail status. 

PAL Summer Camps – Ages Eight to 17

The Baltimore County Police and Recreation and Parks departments are pleased to announce that this year's summer camp activities will be held at five conveniently located PAL (Police Athletic League) Centers for those between the ages of eight and 17:

  • Scotts Branch PAL Center, 3651 Rolling Road 21244
  • Cockeysville PAL Center, 9836 Greenside Drive 21030
  • Hillendale PAL Center, 1111 Halstead Road 21234
  • Dundalk PAL Center, 15 Commerce Place 21222
  • Winfield PAL Center, 8304 Carlson Lane, 21244

All camps are free to attend and will run Monday through Friday for three consecutive weeks, beginning on July 15, then July 22 and July 29.

The centers will open at 9 a.m. with activities lasting until 3 p.m. Area youth are encouraged to attend, with permission from a parent or guardian. Participants will travel on field trips to local attractions, enjoy various sports-related activities and arts and crafts, and be provided plenty of learning opportunities.

The camps will be staffed by PAL representatives and police officers who are looking forward to providing our youth with an engaging, safe and enjoyable environment this summer to strength community relationships while continuing to build upon meaningful partnerships.

For more information or to register, contact your local PAL center. A parent or guardian must be present to complete a waiver on the first day of camp. Walk-ins are also welcome.

“Choosing PAL to be G.R.E.A.T.” Summer Camp – Winfield PAL Center

Additionally, the “Choosing PAL to be G.R.E.A.T.” (Gang Resistance Education and Training) summer camp will only be held at the Winfield PAL Center located at 8304 Carlson Lane, 21244. Participants must be between the ages of eight and 13. Police officers and PAL representatives will partner together in educating participants in ways to prevent youth crime, violence and gang involvement.

This camp will also run Monday through Friday for three consecutive weeks, beginning on July 15, then July 22 and July 29, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Participants need permission from a parent or guardian to travel on field trips, and partake in sports-related activities and arts and crafts. PAL representatives and police officers will staff this camp as well.

For more information or to register, contact your local PAL center. A parent or guardian must be present to complete waivers on the first day of camp. Walk-ins are welcome.

 
 
Revised June 27, 2017