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Man killed in early Sunday morning stabbing at Essex bar after fight breaks out

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Posted at 3:09 PM, Aug 30, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-31 12:18:24-04

ESSEX — An early morning fight at an Essex bar escalated, leaving one man dead and another injured.

Officers responded to Brewers Landing Bar & Grill in the 800 block of Woodrow Avenue at about 1:41 a.m. Sunday after multiple fights broke out, resulting in one man being stabbed and the suspect being injured.

The victim was taken to MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.

The suspect was also taken to an area hospital for treatment of injuries but remained in police custody.

The victim is identified as 25-year-old Roger Paul Walker and the suspect has been identified as 32-year-old Shawn Alan Parks.

He is being charged with first and second degree murder and held on no bond status pending a bail review hearing.

The Baltimore County Police Homicide Unit is continuing their investigation into this incident.

Anyone with additional information is asked to contact detectives by calling 410-307-2020. Callers may remain anonymous.