Crime, Police/Fire

Overnight shooting reported in Essex

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ESSEX, MD—Police in Baltimore County are investigating a shooting that occurred overnight in the Essex area.

At just after midnight on Sunday, officers responded to reports of a shooting in the 900-block of Holgate Drive and a vehicle crash in the area of Sugarwood Circle and Hartland Road in Essex.

When officers arrived to the scene of the crash, they located a vehicle occupied by two people. One person was suffering from a gunshot wound.

Detectives believe the two calls were related and are currently investigating whether this was a targeted incident.

The Baltimore County Police Department is asking anyone who may have information about this incident or the individual(s) responsible, to call detectives at 410-307-2020.

Information may also be provided through Metro Crime Stoppers of Maryland at 1-866-7LOCKUP.

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