Deputies Investigate Shooting

(Edgewood, MD – December 31, 2008) – Harford County Sheriff’s deputies are investigating the shooting of a 19 year old man which occurred Tuesday, December 30, 2008.

At approximately 8:05 pm deputies responded to the 600 block of Meadowood Drive Edgewood, MD in reference to a shooting. Harford County Sheriff’s deputies determined Lamere Shavase Walton, 19, of the 600 block of Meadowood Drive Edgewood, MD was walking along Meadowood Drive when an unknown black male began shooting at him, striking him several times in his upper body. The shooter is described as a light skin black male, 5’06” to 5’08”, 150-180lbs, wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt. Walton was treated at the scene by members of the Joppa Magnolia Volunteer Fire Department and transported by Maryland State Police Medivac to Shock Trauma in Baltimore.

Anyone with information regarding the shooting is urged to contact the Harford County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigation Division at 410-836-5442. Additionally Harford County Crime Solvers is offering a reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest of the person or persons responsible for the shooting. To be eligible for the reward, tipsters must call the 24-hour tip-line at 1-888-540-TIPS. Callers do not have to give their name nor appear in court. All information will be kept strictly confidential.

News Release

December 31, 2008


  • Sgt. David Betz
  • Monica A. Worrell

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