Crime, Police/Fire

Hillendale murder suspect arrested, identified

UPDATE: A second suspect has been arrested and charged in connection with this shooting.

Original story below…


PARKVILLE, MD—Police in Baltimore County have arrested a suspect in connection with a February murder in Hillendale.

Michael Kevin Richardson Jr., 25, has been arrested and charged in connection with the shooting death of Anthony Laron Richardson Jr. (not relation).

Michael Richardson was arrested on Thursday and has been charged with first-degree murder. Police have determined that the suspect targeted the victim.

On February 25th, police responded to the unit block of Comet Court (21234) for a shooting. Responding officers found that Anthony Richardson had been shot at least once at the scene.

He was taken to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Michael Richardson is being held at the Baltimore County Detention Center on no bail status pending a bail review.

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