NORTHERN DISTRICT

 

SHOOTING UPDATE                                                                                        GLEN BURNIE

 On January 28, 2013, at approximately 9:40 p.m., officers from the Northern and Eastern District responded to the Baltimore Washington Medical Center in Glen Burnie for a report of a shooting victim.

 

Upon arrival, officers spoke with the 23-year-old male victim, who reported that he was sitting in his parked vehicle in the 7800 block of South Hampton Drive in Glen Burnie when a male suspect approached him, displayed a handgun and announced a robbery. The victim attempted to drive away from the scene, but was subsequently shot by the suspect who fired a round into the victim’s vehicle. The suspect fled on foot into a wooded area while the victim drove himself to Baltimore Washington Medical Center for treatment and was later transported to University of Maryland Shock Trauma. Preliminary information indicated the incident was targeted and not a random act of violence.

 

UPDATE:

On February 1, 2013, detectives were able to positively identify the suspect through investigative means. He was subsequently located in the 7900 block of Benesch Circle in Glen Burnie and taken into custody after a foot pursuit. The suspect has been charged with Attempted First and Second Murder, Attempted Robbery and related offenses.

 

Suspect: Tywon Harris, 23, of 7900 Benesch Circle, Glen Burnie, Md