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Police Press Release - October 2, 2019

Roy Allen Birk
Northern District
Shooting/Glen Burnie
 
On October 1, 2019 at approximately 9:49 p.m., officers responded to a call for a destruction to auto in the 300 block of Columbus Road in Glen Burnie. As officers were arriving, a call came in for a shooting victim at an area hospital. The shooting victim stated he had been shot on Columbus Road. Investigation revealed that the homeowner who called in the destruction to auto has been having problems with juveniles in the neighborhood damaging his property. The homeowner heard a loud noise outside near his vehicle and shot at the subject one time with a handgun from inside his house. The subject was struck one time in the upper body and responded to an area hospital. The 15-year-old juvenile shooting victim suffered non-life threatening injuries. The homeowner was arrested and charged.
 
This is still an very active investigation and Northern District Detectives are asking anyone with any information to please call 410-222-6135 or the TipLine 410-222-4700.
 
Arrested:
Roy Allen Birk
DOB: 7-23-73
300 block of Columbus Road
Glen Burnie, Maryland
 
Charges:
  • Attempted 1st Degree Murder
  • Attempted 2nd Degree Murder
  • Assault 1st Degree
  • Assault 2nd Degree
  • Reckless Endangerment
  • Use of a Firearm in a Felony
 
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