Update on Shooting that occurred in Edgewood on September 9th

(Edgewood, MD – September 10,2010) On Thursday, September 09, 2010, the Emergency Operations Center received several 911 calls for a fight in the area near the 800 block of Fisherman Lane. In addition to the fight, several callers also identified they heard shots fired near the scene of the fight. Harford County Sheriff’s Office deputies located the first victim, identified as Coty Wilson, age 20 of Aberdeen, MD with a gunshot wound to the lower torso region of the body. He was transported by Joppa Magnolia Volunteer Fire Company to John Hopkins Bayview Medical Center. He is currently listed in stable condition. The second victim was identified and located. It was determined that his injuries were superficial.

At this time, it is believed that the fight occurred between two individuals (not named at this time). As the fight escalated, an additional person(s) became involved and someone fired a gunshot that struck Mr. Wilson, who was at the scene of the fight during the occurrence.

No arrests have been made at this time, however anyone with information is encouraged to contact Detective Tom Walsh at 410-836-5408.

Anyone with information regarding the crime wishing 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
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

September 10, 2010


  • Monica A. Worrell

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