A crowd from an afternoon cookout had dispersed after 10:30 p.m. when officers arrived at Cove Village Townhomes, but the first officer on the scene "was confronted with an armed suspect and discharged his weapon," according to police. Johnson died at the hospital. Officers state they recovered a gun at the scene. Another person was shot and wounded in the leg.
Victim's Name: Robert Johnson Jr.
Agency Responsible: Baltimore County Police Department
Date of Death: May 16, 2020
Cause of Death: Gunshot
Official Disposition: Pending investigation/No Known Charges
Criminal Charges: No known charges
Mental Illness: No
Armed: Allegedly Armed
Threat Level: other
Fleeing: Not fleeing
Body Camera: Yes
Washington Post Database ID: 5823