From the Harford County Sheriff’s Office:
UPDATE: Ricardo Muscolino charged with 1st Degree Murder, 2nd Degree Murder, Assault 1st Degree, and Use of Firearm in Commission of a Felony.
A suspect is in custody following a domestic related shooting that occurred Wednesday night in Fallston.
On August 31st, at approximately 11:38 p.m., deputies from the Harford County Sheriff’s Office Northern Precinct responded to a residence located in the 2300 block of Windswept Court for the report of a shooting. Upon arrival, deputies located a female victim suffering from multiple gun shot wounds to the upper body.
Deputies assumed life saving measures until the victim was transported to Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center by Fallston Volunteer Fire and Ambulance Company, where she later succumbed to her injuries.
The deceased is identified as Lara Muscolino, 48, of the 2300 block of Windswept Court, Fallston, Md. The body has been transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Baltimore where an autopsy will be conducted to confirm the cause and manner of death.
While deputies were at the residence, the suspect, Ricardo Muscolino, 54, of the 2300 block of Windswept Court, Fallston, Md. turned himself in to the Harford County Sheriff’s Office Northern Precinct Duty Officer. Ricardo Muscolino was detained pending further investigation.
The Harford County Sheriff’s Office, Criminal Investigations Division, have assumed the investigation. Detectives assigned to the Forensic Services Unit responded to process the scene for evidence.
Investigators continue to investigate a motive; however, preliminary information indicates this was a domestic incident between a husband and wife. The couple’s three children were at home at the time of the incident, but were not injured.
Anyone with information about this crime is asked to call Detective Seth Culver at 443-409-3498. Those who wish to remain anonymous may report their information through the methods listed below.
If the information you provide leads to an indictment of the individual responsible for this crime, you may be eligible for a cash reward up to $2,000.00.
Submit a tip online at http://www.harfordsheriff.org/wanted
Text message:?Metro Crime Stoppers: Text “CRIMES” (274637)
Begin the message “MCS,” then add the information.
Phone: Harford Crime Solvers: Call 1-888-540-8477