Shooting reported near Overlea/Rosedale

shooting-news-graphicEmergency crews are on the scene of a Wednesday night shooting near the Overlea/Rosedale area.

At just after 9 p.m., police responded to the 5600 block of Arnhem Road, 21206.

Officers arrived at the scene and found two men outside the residence suffering from gunshot wounds to the lower body. Both victims were taken to a local hospital for treatment of their injuries. One victim has been released from the hospital. The second victim continues to receive treatment but is expected to survive his injuries.

Police believe that the victims were targeted but do not have any additional information to release at this time. If anyone has information about this shooting, please call the Baltimore County Police at (410) 307-2020.

Apartment fire reported in Overlea

FireCrews are on the scene of a Monday afternoon apartment fire in Overlea.

At just after 1 p.m., fire crews responded to the 100 block of E. Overlea Avenue.

At the scene, firefighters found a kitchen fire in the apartment.

The fire was quickly brought under control.

There were no reported injuries.

Police investigating local robberies, burglaries

Police LightsPolice are investigating several local robberies and burglaries that have been reported so far this month.

Sometime between 11 p.m. on Thursday, July 7, and 6 a.m. on Monday, July 10, two people broke into Overlea Body and Fender, located in the 7000 block of Belair Road (21206), via a bay door window. The suspects stole six vehicles that were being serviced.

At 5:45 p.m. on Monday, July 10, two individuals walked up to another individual in the area of Driftwood Court and Hopkins Creek Lane in Essex (21221). The two men produced a handgun and stole the victim’s cell phone, cash, and the vehicle in which the victim was sitting.

Sometime between 6:30 a.m. on Monday, July 10, and 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, July 12, someone entered a home in the 9200 block of Oswald Way in Rosedale (21237) by prying open a window. Once inside, the suspect stole a game system and accessories.

Sometime between 5 p.m. on June 22 and 3:15 p.m. on July 12, an individual stole a lawn mower from the backyard storage area of a home located in the 700 block of Old Home Road (21206).

At about 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, July 12, multiple people robbed a man in the 1100 block of Old Eastern Avenue in Essex (21221). The suspects stole a bag containing the victim’s cell phone and a personal identity item.

Police investigating 2 robberies, 2 burglaries

Police LightsPolice in Baltimore County are investigating two local robberies and two local burglaries – two of which involved auto thefts – that were reported this week.

Sometime between 4 and 9 p.m. on Monday, June 26, an individual entered a home in the 6000 block of Marquette Road in Overlea (21206) via an unlocked rear window. Several items were stolen, including a vehicle key. The suspect then stole the victim’s vehicle and fled the scene.

At 2 a.m. on Tuesday, June 27, three individuals entered a residence in the 8000 block of Philadelphia Road (21237) via an unlocked front window. Once inside, the suspects stole keys, a purse and a satchel. The suspects also stole the victim’s vehicle.

At 7 p.m. on Tuesday, a man was approached by two suspects in the 200 block of Southeastern Terrace in Essex (21221). One of the suspects was armed. The armed suspect assaulted the man and then stole his cash and tablet. The two suspects then fled the scene.

At about 11:50 p.m. on Tuesday, a pizza delivery driver was assaulted and robbed of cash and food in the 1100 block of Sandystone Road in Essex (21221).