Crime, Police/Fire

Police investigating possible shots fired in Hillendale

UPDATE 2: Authorities have determined that the legally registered owner of the firearm accidentally discharged the weapon while unloading ammunition from the gun. The Office of the State’s Attorney is reviewing the incident for possible charges.

UPDATE: Police are clearing the area and roads are being reopened.  Halstead Academy is resuming normal release of students.  No victims or suspects were located.

Original story below…


PARKVILLE, MD—Police are investigating a report of possible shots fired in the Hillendale area on Tuesday afternoon.

At around 2: 15 p.m. the Baltimore County Police Department said that officers were investigating a call for a “firearm discharge” on Saturn Court (21234).

Several streets in the area have been closed off during the investigating.

Hillsway Avenue is closed between Hallstead Road and Wentworth Avenue until the investigation is complete.

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