MD Mother Renika Howard ID’d As Victim Found Shot Dead In Baltimore Cherry Hill Thursday

BALTIMORE, MD. (THECOUNT) — Renika Howard has been identified as the young mother killed while celebrating her son’s 7th birthday Thursday in Baltimore.

Howard, 25, was discovered by authorities around 5:20 p.m. suffering from at least one gunshot wound on Fisk Road, in the Cherry Hill area Thursday night.

Baltimore City Police say responded to a call of shots fired Thursday evening in the 2700 block of Fisk Road.

Upon arrival, officers found Howard suffering from gunshot injuries to her upper body.

She was transported to an area hospital where she was later pronounced dead of gunshot injuries.

Homicide detectives are investigating what circumstances led up to the shooting. Thus far in 2019, there have been six homicides in Baltimore. Continue reading

Arrest Made In MD Hit-And Run That Killed Johns Hopkins Doctor Nadia Dominique Morgan

BROOKLANDVILLE, MD. (THECOUNT) — Nadia Dominique Morgan, from Jamaica, has been identified as the award-winning Johns Hopkins rheumatologist killed in a hit-and-run crash involving three vehicles in Maryland.

Morgan, 35, died late Saturday night. Police said Sunday that 31-year-old Jason William Hines has been charged in connection with the fatal hit-and-run.

According to the release, Morgan was driving south through an intersection on a green light when a car heading east struck her, forcing it into a third vehicle.

Police say Hines crashed into a fire hydrant and fled the scene on foot as Morgan’s car became engulfed in flames. It’s unclear whether he has a lawyer.

Morgan was pronounced dead at the scene.

Morgan was from Jamaica and a faculty member at Johns Hopkins Scleroderma Center. Continue reading

Annapolis Realtor Steve Wilson ID’d As Victim Found Murdered While Showing Hanover Ryan Model Home

HANOVER, MD. (THECOUNT) — Steven Bernard Wilson, of Annapolis, has been identified as the victim found dead Wednesday of an apparent homicide.

Wilson, 33, was discovered suffering from trauma injuries inside a Hanover model Ryan Homes, located near, 7500 Newmanstown Drive, in Hanover, MD.

Police said “detectives were able to identify multiple pieces of evidence throughout the night” but a canvas of the surrounding area did not lead to an arrest.

Officers initially responded to a 911 call coming from the location at 5:06 p.m. when they discovered Wilson “suffering from apparent trauma.” Police said medics rendered aid at the scene but pronounced Wilson dead at the scene. His body was sent to the Chief Medical Examiner’s Office in Baltimore, where an autopsy will be performed today, police said. Continue reading

Amazon Baltimore Building Collapse Victims Identified As Andrew Lindsay Israel Argote

BALTIMORE, MD. (THECOUNT) — Andrew Lindsay and Israel Argote have been identified as the victims in an Amazon warehouse building collapse Friday night in Baltimore, MD, according to the Baltimore City Fire Department.

Lindsay, 54, and Argote, whose age was not provided, were named as the third party contract workers killed as a result of a partial building collapse at the Amazon Fulfillment Center BWI2, located at, 2010 Broening Hwy, in Baltimore, MD.

The two were killed after a tornado touched down in Baltimore on Friday night causing the Amazon center to partially collapse. The National Weather Service confirmed Saturday afternoon that a E-F1 tornado touched down in Dundalk and Baltimore City. Continue reading

Good Samaritan ID’d As Young MD Woman Killed After Stopping To Help Landover Crash Victim

LANDOVER HILLS, Md. (THECOUNT) — Jhonna Nicole Caballero, of Crofton, MD, has been identified as the Good Samaritan killed early Sunday morning after she stopped to help a driver who was involved in a crash in Prince George’s County.

According to Maryland State Police, Caballero, 23, was struck and killed by another vehicle along eastbound Route 50 near Route 410 just before 4 a.m., after she pulled over and exited her vehicle in an attempt to render aid to a car crash victim.

Caballero reportedly stopped to help the driver of a silver Pontiac Grand Am that had lost control of the their vehicle and struck a wall. Moments after she exited her vehicle, she was tragically struck by an Infiniti G37.

The driver who struck the young woman may have been under the influence of alcohol, according to authorities.

Caballero was pronounced dead at the scene of blunt force trauma injuries consistent with the crash.

Troopers responded to the crash site and the 37-year-old driver of the Infiniti was arrested. The Springdale, Md. man was not identified as he’s awaiting charges. Police believe he may have been driving under the influence. Continue reading

MD Cop Charged With Rape During Traffic Stop, Left Own Driver License In Victim Vehicle

PALMER PARK, MD. (THECOUNT) — Prince George’s County Police Officer, Ryan Macklin, reportedly left his own driver license in the vehicle of a woman who is claiming she was raped during a traffic stop.

Macklin, who was arrested for allegedly raping the woman during a traffic stop, mistakenly tossed his own license in the car of the victim he raped after becoming “flustered,” sources say.

The officer was suspended without pay over the alleged attack on a woman he stopped over a traffic infraction on October 11 at around 1 a.m.

Macklin was arrested Monday night and is being charged with five counts of rape and assault.

Law enforcement sources tell WUSA9 that as Macklin got flustered and was trying to leave the scene, he mistakenly tossed his own license at the victim because he forgot he’d given her license back already. Continue reading

5 MD Family Members Shot In Horror Silver Spring Monday Morning Murder-Suicide

SILVER SPRING, MD. — Five family members have been involved in a grisly murder-suicide that claimed the lives of at least two victims.

A 57-year-old man and a 48-year-old woman were pronounced dead at the scene. The three other people also inside the residence, including two children and a 22-year-old woman, were transported with critical injuries.

Montgomery County Police are investigating a murder-suicide involving five family members that happened early Monday morning in the Colesville area of Silver Spring, Maryland. Just after midnight, officers received a 911 call from inside a home on Amberleigh Drive just off New Hampshire Avenue.

“They made entry in the home and located five individuals suffering from apparent gunshot wounds,” said Police Capt. Paul Starks.

“We believe that all the violence was contained within the home and we are not looking for a suspect.” Continue reading

Genesis McCarter-Beretto ID’d As MD Woman Shot Dead At Frederick High School Prom After-Party

Genesis McCarter-Beretto has been identified as the young woman shot and killed at a Frederick High School after prom party.

The Montgomery County woman died and another person was injured, after 17-year-old Ean Davis-Lattimore opened fire at an after-prom party at a residence located in the 1800 block of Weybridge Road, Frederick, MD.

McCarter-Beretto, 18, was discovered by police after they say Davis-Lattimore opened fire just before 2 a.m. Sunday at the front door of the Frederick home. Continue reading

Tragic MD Mother’s Day Shooting Leaves Woman Dead Teen Injured Inside Frederick Home

A woman is dead and a juvenile male was transported to an area hospital after Frederick Police responded to reports of a double shooting at a Weybridge Road residence early on Mother’s Day, according to authorities.

Investigators say they do not think the shooting is a domestic-related incident at this time but – they did not elaborate.

Frederick Police say they were called to a home in the the 1800 block of Weybridge Road at around 1:46 a.m. Officers say they found the woman shot in the upper body and the male shot in the lower leg. Both police and medical crews tried to treat the woman but she died at the scene. The male was taken to a trauma center with non-life threatening injuries, officials say. Continue reading

MD Suspect In Triple Fatal Brookeville Shooting Christopher Snyder Shoots Self Dead

Christopher Snyder, the suspect in a shooting that left three people dead Monday in a Montgomery County neighborhood, has died from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot, according to officials.

Snyder, 41, shot himself dead after a SWAT team gained entry into the home. He was barricaded in the 22000 block of Brown Farm Way in Brookeville, say the Montgomery County police.

Montgomery County Police Chief Thomas Manger said Snyder shot and killed three adults after his wife told police he had been holding her hostage over the weekend. She had escape their home to a neighbor’s house where the shooting took place. Three other adults, including Snyder’s wife, were able to escape alive. Continue reading