Howard County police investigate shooting in Elkridge involving Baltimore County police officers

Howard County police were called to the 5600 block of Furnace Avenue in Elkridge just before 2:30 p.m. for a vehicle pursuit that had started in Baltimore County and ended with a shooting at this location involving Baltimore County officers.

Howard County police arrived and learned that three male suspects were inside the vehicle and that a shooting had occurred before the Howard County officers’ arrival. The number of BCPD officers involved is still being investigated. No officers were injured.

One suspect was taken into custody and a second was taken to Shock Trauma with a gunshot wound. The third suspect initially refused to exit the vehicle, but later complied and was also taken to Shock Trauma with a gunshot wound. Their conditions are unconfirmed at this time.

According to Baltimore County police, the traffic stop was initiated as part of an investigation into a shooting in their jurisdiction earlier this week. Howard County police will continue the investigation into the Elkridge incident. There is no additional information available at this time. Follow @HCPDnews on Twitter for updates.


Scott E

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