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.

Shooting reported in Essex

UPDATE: 5/26/2017 – A Nottingham man has been arrested and charged in connection with this shooting – details here.

Original story below…


Police are on the scene of a Saturday afternoon shooting in Essex.

At about 1:30 p.m., paramedics responded to the area of Cloverwood Court and Sugarwood Circle, 21221.

Officers found one adult male shooting victim at the scene.   His was taken to a nearby hospital with critical injuries.

Police do not yet know if the victim was targeted.

An investigation into the shooting is ongoing at this hour.

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. 

Police identify victim in Carney shooting

Police have identified the victim in a fatal shooting in Carney.

The incident took place along Swampscott Court, 21234, at about 2 a.m. on Thursday morning.

The victim has been identified as 32-year-old Davon Lamar Fuqua, of Carney.

It is believed that the shooting was targeted.

Fuqua was shot once in the upper body after parking his car along Swampscott Court.

As he and his girlfriend were walking from the car to a building an individual approached, shot the Fuqua, then fled the scene. His girlfriend was unharmed.

Police continue to investigate at this hour.