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Shooting on Charlestown Drive in Edgewood MD

(Edgewood, MD – July 29, 2010) At approximately 10:16pm on Wednesday, July 28, 2010, Harford County Sheriff's Office deputies received several 911 calls in reference to shots fired in the 1400 block of Charlestown Drive in Edgewood MD.

A caller stated that he heard shots fired just before the storm door of his home was damaged. Deputies at the scene were told by several bystanders that they had seen a young man fleeing the area quickly after they heard the shots fired. Deputies located the victim of the shooting, in the 400 block of Meadowood Drive, Edgewood MD, less than a half a mile from the original incident.

The victim, a resident of Joppa MD, was bleeding from a gunshot wound to the torso. He told deputies on the scene that he was the victim of an attempted robbery. Joppa Magnolia Volunteer Fire Company transported the victim, who was conscious and alert, to the University of Maryland Shock Trauma by ambulance.

The crime is in the early stages of the investigative process; however, anyone with information regarding this crime is encouraged to contact the Harford County Sheriff's Office Criminal Investigation Division - Detective Phil Golden at 410-836-5430.

Anyone with information regarding this crime who wishes to remain anonymous may report their information through the following methods listed below. Qualifying tips that lead to a conviction may be eligible for up to $ 2,000.00 in rewards.

Website/Email:Submit a tip online at http://www.harfordsheriff.org/wanted
Text message:Metro Crime Stoppers: Text "CRIMES" (274637)
Begin the message "MCS," then add the information.
Phone:Harford Crime Solvers: Call 1-888-540-8477

News Release

July 29, 2010

Contacts:

  • Monica A. Worrell
    410-836-5463

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