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Police: Man Shot Multiple Times in Middle River

Anyone with information on the Wednesday evening incident is urged to contact police.

UPDATE (Dec. 13, 11:46 a.m.)—Police are investigating a drug related shooting in the Middle River area Wednesday evening.

At about 6:58 p.m., near Middle River Road and Martin Boulevard, a man was shot multiple times. He was transported to University of Maryland Shock Trauma for treatment, according to a statement released late Wednesday by Baltimore County police.

Police have not yet released the victim's identity or any information about a suspect.

Late Thursday morning on Twitter, Baltimore County police announced that the victim was 25 years old and that the incident was drug related. 

Police urge anyone with information on the shooting to call investigators at 410-307-2020.

Sam Battle December 13, 2012 at 11:35 AM
All I got to say is where in the heck is the Gun // Violent Offender Registry at ?? I would love to know and see pictures and know where these type of violent offenders live and work so I can stay away from them ??? We see our sex offenders and now we would like to see the other violent offenders the same way ??? Please help us protect our families as you did with sex offenders and include many other violent type of offenders to these types of lists. Hey did we not the other day hear how violent crime is falling in baltimore county ???? LOL....
Middle River Resident December 13, 2012 at 02:33 PM
That is Middle River...not Essex by far.
Mary December 13, 2012 at 05:23 PM
Middle River not Essex!
Debbie Wyatt Brill December 13, 2012 at 05:38 PM
Oh that's right becasue no one in Hyde Park, Walnut Grove, East Rock, Kings Mill or Queens Purchase have guns right Mary?
Taylor Emory December 13, 2012 at 06:00 PM
Guns don't kill people, people kill people.
Kay Odonell December 13, 2012 at 06:27 PM
Time to get my daughter son in law and grandchildren to move. That area used to be such a great working class place to raise a family. Everybody pitched in at the schools. All the neighbors helped with kids. We all knew everybody. Its not that anymore. I raised my daughter in middle river. It's so ghetto anymore. What happened ?
Barbara Malkus December 13, 2012 at 06:37 PM
Way too close to home. It really doesn't matter where you live anymore. Very sad.
Mary December 13, 2012 at 06:39 PM
Debbie how I wish I could say that it doesnt happen in Essex but it does :/ I just believe news should be reported as factual as it can be. With all due respect to the editor she is not from our Essex/Middle River area and is probably not aware of the difference.
Robin December 13, 2012 at 07:01 PM
There was a teenager shot Saturday night in Hawthorne. It is not safe anywhere.
State Your Name December 13, 2012 at 07:23 PM
I grew up there and it was a safe place, but that was a long time ago. It is sad what has happened.
Janet Johnson December 13, 2012 at 10:17 PM
It's in Middle River but they usually report crime based on police precinct. This area is part of Essex Precinct - Middle River doesn't have it's own police precinct.
chessie perrin December 13, 2012 at 11:32 PM
Sad to say there's no safe place to live! Middle River is in Essex. Thirty five years ago when I was raising my kids there it was a nice, ideal place to live. I pray my grandkids don't get shot in any crossfire! Actually, I pray for ANYONE living there!
John Cofiell December 14, 2012 at 03:17 AM
See...When guns are outlawed,only outlaws will have guns.
Donald December 14, 2012 at 12:19 PM
I live in Middle River and it is off of the beaten path. Neighbors help neighbors and we could not ask for a better place to live. Our area is patrolled by police and the fire department is close by. My point is there is good and bad in all areas and to make things better get a gun and have large dogs. if by chance something goes down, you will either get shot or bitten. This is a no-nonse area. Everyone has dogs and guns!! Scum should beware.
State Your Name December 14, 2012 at 06:01 PM
Middle River is not in Essex. Middle River is in Middle River.
State Your Name December 14, 2012 at 06:15 PM
I was thinking that if Middle River and Essex were the same place then this would be called the Essex Essex Patch, right?
Amanda Mallory December 14, 2012 at 06:52 PM
Totally agree!
Amanda Mallory December 14, 2012 at 06:52 PM
Same thing! Just down the road from each other. It happens in both areas. More in Essex if you ask me!
Amanda Mallory December 14, 2012 at 06:52 PM
Same thing! Just down the road from each other. It happens in both areas. More in Essex if you ask me!
Amanda Mallory December 14, 2012 at 06:53 PM
It happens every where!!!!!
Amanda Mallory December 14, 2012 at 07:49 PM
Because there is no difference. Its just a name. They are in the same general area Mary. So what does it really matter?

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