Baltimore County Police on Monday confirmed the details and conditions of two men involved in a double shooting in Essex.
Police said 18-year-old Garrett Lucas Cox Jr., of the 400 block of Torner Road and Antione Baye Richards Jr., 20 of the 1000 block of Debbie Avenue, both of Essex, died from gunshot wounds after being rushed to Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center on Friday.
Police responded to a call at 12:13 p.m. for a shooting at Norris Lane and Torner Road. Cox and Richards were found at the scene.
An investigation found that the two men shot and killed each other while riding in a vehicle. The men allegedly began to argue, prompting both to retrieve firearms and shoot one another inside the vehicle. Both collapsed near the scene as they tried to flee the vehicle, police said.
Baltimore County Police Homicide Detectives were continuing to investigate the circumstances surrounding the incident. Anyone with information should contact detectives by calling 410-307-2020. Callers may remain anonymous.