Crime, Police/Fire

Police: Man shot dead while trying to break into Essex home

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ESSEX, MD—Police have released additional details on a homicide that occurred in Essex on Saturday night.

At just before 10 p.m. on December 9, officers responded to the 1000-block of Middlesex Road (21221)  for a report of a shooting. Once on scene, officers located an adult male who had sustained multiple gunshot wounds.  He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Preliminarily, detectives believe the armed suspect was attempting to break into the resident’s home. The homeowner discharged his firearm, striking the suspect.

While detectives continue to investigate the circumstances surrounding this case, the they ask anyone with pertinent information or surveillance in reference to this incident contact homicide detectives by calling 410-307-2020.

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