Police Report Two Essex Men Shot & Killed Each Other

Police have identified two victims of a double shooting in Essex who shot and killed each other on Friday April 10.

Police responded to Norris Lane and Torner Road at 12:13 p.m. for a call of a shooting and located two victims suffering from gunshot wounds. Both were transported to Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center where they later died.

The investigation has revealed that both victims, identified as Garrett Lucas Cox Jr. (18) of the 400 block of Torner Road, 21221 and Antione Baye Richards Jr. (20) of the 1000 block of Debbie Avenue, 21221, were passengers of the same vehicle when they began to argue, escalating to both retrieving firearms and shooting one another inside the vehicle. Both attempted to flee the vehicle but collapsed nearby.

Baltimore County Police Homicide Detectives are continuing to investigate the circumstances surrounding this incident. Anyone with information should contact detectives by calling 410-307-2020. Callers may remain anonymous.

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