Man Fatally Shot on Emelia Avenue in Overlea

Baltimore County Police officers are investigating a fatal shooting in Overlea on Friday night.

Officers from the White Marsh Precinct responded to the 5700 block of Emelia Avenue around 10:38 p.m. for a shots fired call. When officers arrived on the scene, they located an adult male suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.

Baltimore County Paramedics arrived and pronounced the victim deceased at the scene. The victim who was fatally shot has been identified as 27-year-old Jordan Taylor. Detectives will continue to investigate the circumstances around the shooting.

A second victim, unrelated to the altercation and seated in her vehicle nearby, was struck by a stray bullet. That victim is identified as a 20-year-old female whom an acquaintance drove to a local hospital for treatment for non-life-threatening injuries.

Baltimore County Homicide detectives have now taken over this investigation. As they investigate the circumstances surrounding this incident, detectives ask anyone with information pertinent to the case to contact 410-307-2020.

B.J. Joseph

Benjamin Joesph has covered news in Eastern Baltimore County since 2006. He started as a reporter with the original East County Times in 2006. He started East Baltco News and later in 2022.