Annapolis Gunfire: Woman Injured By Flying Glass, Juvenile Charged, Police Say
ANNAPOLIS, MD - A woman was injured by flying glass during recent gunfire in Annapolis, city police said. The glass came off a vehicle struck by a bullet.
Officers said a juvenile suspect was charged in the incident. Authorities have not released the child's name. This is normal protocol for minors charged with most crimes.
Police Chief Edward Jackson said this Eastport neighborhood saw gunfire on consecutive days.
“The Annapolis Police Department is committed to addressing this uptick in gun discharges,” Jackson said in a press release. “We want to join with the community to reduce this senseless violence and reclaim our neighborhoods for those who want to live peacefully.”
Police said the shots were fired on Dec. 27 around 10:38 a.m. in the 1200 block of Madison Street.
Officers stationed nearby said they heard the shots and saw three suspects with black masks fleeing the area.
Authorities said they detained one juvenile suspect in the 1100 block of Madison Street.
Police said they found the crime scene and two guns.
Officers said they consulted with the state's attorney's office and "the juvenile suspect will be charged accordingly."
Authorities said the other shots were fired in the 1100 block of Madison Street on Dec. 26 around 3:09 p.m.
Police said they found shell casings at the crime scene, but they did not find any victims.
Officers did not mention if the cases were related. Authorities did not say if the juvenile suspect was involved in the Dec. 26 gunfire.
Anybody with information can call officers at 410-268-4141. Tipsters can stay anonymous by dialing 410-280-CLUE (410-280-2583).
The Metro Crime Stoppers of Maryland offered up to a $2,000 cash reward for information that leads to an arrest or an indictment on felony charges. The Metro Crime Stoppers is a non-police organization that collects tips and shares them with detectives.
Informants can anonymously contact the Metro Crime Stoppers by calling 1-866-7LOCKUP (1-866-756-2587), visiting metrocrimestoppers.org or using the P3 Tips mobile application.
This map shows the area where authorities said the shots were fired.
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