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.

Police investigate road rage shooting incident, robbery, burglary

Police GraphicPolice are investigating a road rage shooting incident, a robbery, and a burglary that were reported over the past week.

At around 8 p.m. on Saturday, June 17, witnesses observed an individual enter a home in the 4000 block of Schroeder Avenue in Perry Hall (21128) without permission. While inside, the suspect stole cash from the victim’s purse. The suspect was subsequently identified and arrested.

At about 2 p.m. on Tuesday, June 20, two drivers became involved in a road rage incident in the 8800 block of Pulaski Highway in Rosedale (21237). One driver pulled up next to the other driver’s vehicle and the two got into a verbal altercation. The first driver then pulled out a gun and shot into the other driver’s vehicle door. The suspect then fled the scene.

At 4:15 p.m. on Tuesday, a man met an acquaintance at Rosedale Park, located in the 1200 block of Kendrick Road in Rosedale (21237).  The acquaintance pulled out a gun and robbed the victim of his cash and cell phone, then struck him in the head with his gun and fled the scene.

Police investigate local burglaries, shooting attempt

Police GraphicPolice are investigating several local burglaries and a shooting attempt that were reported over the past week.

Sometime between 5:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. on May 25, an individual broke into a residence on Sagebrush Court in Nottingham (21236) by kicking in a rear window. The suspect then stole electronic equipment, food, sports equipment and a tool.

Sometime between 3 p.m. on May 25 and 8 a.m. on May 26, an individual gained access to a house under construction in the 8700 block of Cowenton Avenue in Perry Hall (21128) and stole several items before fleeing the scene.

Sometime between 3 p.m. on May 25 and 6 a.m. on May 26, an individual broke into the Whiting Turner construction site office located in the 4800 block of Joppa Road in Perry Hall (21128). Once inside, the suspect(s) took electronic equipment and spray painted the interior of the building before fleeing.

At just after 6:15 p.m. on May 26, two armed individuals approached a man outside of his motel room in the 8000 block of Pulaski Highway in Rosedale (21237). The man tried to flee, and the suspects fired shots at him, missing him. The suspects fled on foot after damaging the victim’s vehicle.

Nottingham man charged in connection with Saturday’s shooting in Essex

Montez Deonta HarrellPolice have charged a suspect in the Saturday afternoon shooting of a man on Sugarwood Circle in Essex.

At about 2 p.m. last Saturday, officers responded to the 1200 block of Sugarwood Circle for a report of a shooting.

At the scene, police found the victim, 26, with a single gunshot wound to the upper body. He was taken to a local hospital for treatment.

The suspect fled the scene prior to the arrival of officers, but a subsequent investigation led police to identify Montez Deonta Harrell, 25, of Nottingham, as the shooter.

Harrell has been charged with the following:

  • Attempted 1st Degree Murder
  • 1st Degree Assault
  • 2nd Degree Assault
  • Use of a Firearm in the Commission of a Felony
  • Handgun on Person

Police are still uncertain as to what led to the shooting, but believe that the victim and Harrell are known associates. The victim continues to be treated at an area hospital.

This incident remains under investigation by the Baltimore County Violent Crimes Unit.