The following information was supplied by the Baltimore County Police Department's Pikesville precinct. In cases where a criminal charge is noted, the information provided does not indicate a conviction.
Two men begging for cigarettes fired shots when they didn't get what they wanted. At about 11:20 p.m. Jan. 19, the men came up to a couple walking along Milford Industrial Road at Evamay Road, in Pikesville, according to a report by Baltimore County police. When the couple refused to give them cigarettes, the men left and returned with a semi-automatic handgun. This time, they demanded money, the report states. Again, the victims refused, and this time they ran. The men fired two shots toward them, but no one was injured, the report states. The suspects are described as black men, one 5-foot 6-inches tall, and the other 5-feet 8-inches tall. They each wore a black jacket and bluejeans. The taller one wore a black hat.