Shooting reported in Parkville

shooting-news-graphicUPDATE: The victim has died from his injuries. This case is now being investigated as a homicide. Still no word as to whether or not a suspect has been identified.

Original story below….

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Authorities are on the scene of a Saturday night shooting in Parkville.

The shooting was reported at about 7:45 p.m. in front of the Dunkin’ Donuts in the 1900-block of Taylor Avenue, near Perring Parkway.

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Reports indicate that the adult male victim is in trauma arrest and sustained a life-threatening gunshot wound.

He is being taken to a nearby hospital.

No suspect description has yet been made available.


I-695 inner loop to be shut down near Carney overnight

Road ClosedMaryland State Police are working with Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA) officials to inform motorists of a significant road closure on I-695 that will begin on Saturday night.

Beginning at 10:00 p.m., the recovery efforts of a disabled tractor trailer carrying large equipment will close a portion of I-695 until 5:00 a.m. on Sunday, August 5, 2018.

Motorists are reminded that all lanes on the inner loop of I-695 at MD 542 (Loch Raven Boulevard) will be shut down.

Currently, the right transition lane from northbound Loch Raven Boulevard to the inner loop of I-695 is currently closed. There are stop signs visible at the top of the ramp, but public safety officials recommend that motorists continue to Cromwell Bridge Road and use that interchange to access the inner loop of I-695.

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Pending the weather, all lanes of the inner loop of I-695 between Loch Raven Boulevard and Perring Parkway are scheduled to close while cranes are utilized to lift and remove equipment from the right shoulder. Detour routes will be set up for the extended period of time.

Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA) officials have message boards in place advising motorists of the pending closures. They are working closely with allied law enforcement to coordinate contingency planning for traffic during the procedure.

Extra law enforcement and MDOT SHA personnel will be on patrol to address traffic issues and ensure traffic continues to move assmoothly as possible through the area. Police remind all motorists traveling through the area to be extra cautious.


Serious crash reported in Carney

AmbulanceCrews are on the scene of a serious, Wednesday night crash in Carney.

The crash was reported at just before 9:30 p.m. at the intersection of Perring Parkway and Satyr Hill Road (21234).

Injuries have been reported and a third ambulance has been called to the scene.

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Motorists should use caution in the area.


Police investigating fatal overnight crash on I-695 at Perring Parkway

fatal-crashUPDATE: Police have identified the victim as Brian Sedgwick, 44, of Rosedale.

The driver involved has been identified as Misti Donielle Sani Rookar Lake, 39, of Parkville.

Police believe Sedgwick was outside of his vehicle in the travel portion of I-695 at exit 31 when he was struck.

Original story below…

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Police are investigating a fatal crash that occurred along the beltway in Parkville overnight.

Details are sketchy, but initial reports indicate that at just after 11 p.m. on Thursday, a call was received indicating that there was a dead body located along the right shoulder of the Inner Loop at Perring Parkway.

Officers arrived on the scene and found the body, but were not able to render aid due to the extent of the injuries that had been sustained.

Preliminary, obvious injuries included head trauma, broken legs, and body disfigurement, according to police.

Emergency personnel arrived on the scene and pronounced the victim dead at just before 11:30 p.m.

Troopers immediately secured the scene and shut down several lanes of the beltway. Police quickly located the striking vehicle and driver
on the Outer Loop at Harford Road. The vehicle of the victim was unattended with no damage about a quarter of a mile in front of where the victim was struck.

While the sequence of events is still being investigated, the striking vehicle sustained significant damage. The driver of the striking vehicle had no injuries.

The beltway was reopened at 3 a.m. The victim has not yet been identified.