March 29, 2023
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Woman, Dog, Shot in Brooklyn Park Parking Lot

While walking in Brooklyn Park, a woman and her dog were shot last night.

EDIT: From the Anne Arundel County Police Department:

On January 15, 2023, at approximately 6:00 p.m., officers responded for a report of a shooting that just occurred in the 5000 block of Ritchie Highway and 11th Avenue in Brooklyn Park. Investigation revealed the victim was standing amongst a group of people near a business in the area when an unknown subject wearing all dark clothing shot in the direction of the victim numerous times. The victim was struck one time in the lower extremity, and the victim’s dog was also struck once in the leg. Aside from the victim and canine, two nearby parked vehicles were also struck by projectiles. The victim and canine were transported to an area hospital/emergency veterinarian (respectively) with non-life-threatening injuries. Northern District detectives are investigating the incident and ask that anyone with information contact them at (410) 222-6135 or the Anne Arundel County Police Tip-Line (410) 222-4700.  

According to a tweet sent out by the Anne Arundel County Police, a 48-year-old woman was walking her dog just after 6:00 pm when an unidentified assailant shot bother her and her dog in the leg.

Police do not have a suspect and have not released any further information.

The woman was taken to a local trauma center, and the dog was taken to a local vet by family members.

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