Apartment fire reported in Parkville

Crews are on the scene of a Wednesday night apartment fire in the Hillendale area of Parkville.

At about 9:45 p.m., fire personnel responded to the area of Dowling Circle, 21234.

At the scene, firefighters found heavy smoke inside the building.

The building is now being evacuated.

Motorists should use caution in the area.

Shooting reported in Parkville 

Police are on the scene of a reported Thursday night shooting in Hillendale area of Parkville. 

At just after 8 p.m., emergency personnel responded to the 1200 block of Deanwood Road. 

Paramedics report that one adult was shot in the lower body. 

He was taken to a nearby medical facility and is expected to survive. 

Officer shoots man breaking into cars in Parkville

Baltimore County Police DepartmentAuthorities are investigating a police-involved shooting that took place in the Hillendale area of Parkville early Wednesday morning.

At just before 4:30 a.m., the Baltimore County Police Department received a call for a suspect breaking into cars in the area of Hillendale Road and Northview Road, 21234.

An officer arrived at the scene and witnessed a man attempting to conceal himself from the officer’s view, turning his back towards the officer. The officer approached the man and called out to him.

As the officer walked in his direction, the man turned around facing the officer and reached for a gun inside of the waistband of his pants. The officer observed the suspect reaching for the gun and yelled for the man to stop. The suspect continued to pull the gun and the officer fired multiple shots from his service weapon. The suspect was struck and suffered a wound to the lower body. A handgun was recovered at the scene of the shooting.

The suspect, a 27-year-old man was taken to Shock Trauma for treatment. His condition is not known at this time.

The Baltimore County Police Department is conducting its investigation and will submit the case to the Baltimore County State’s Attorney’s Office for their review.

Man shot in Parkville drive-by

ShootingBaltimore County Police are investigating after a man entered a local hospital emergency room with a gunshot wound to the abdomen on Sunday.

The victim, an adult male, was outside on Morrislea Court in the Ashlar Hill area of Parkville/Hillendale, 21234, at around 8:30 p.m. Sunday night. Police received calls after multiple shots were fired at the victim from a moving vehicle. The man was shot at least once. At this time, police believe that the victim was the intended target of the shooting.

The suspect or suspects fled the scene in an unknown type of vehicle. The victim responded to a local hospital to seek treatment and is expected to survive his injuries.

Anyone with information on this shooting is asked to contact Baltimore County Police at 410-307-2020.