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Sunday, April 14, 2019

Arrest Made In Somerset Co. Shooting

(CHANCE, MD) – Maryland State Police arrested a suspect involved in the shooting of a Somerset County man yesterday.

The suspect is identified as Lance Fridley, 33, of Deal Island, Md. Fridley is charged with armed robbery, first and second degree assault, illegal possession of a firearm, and other pending criminal charges related to the incident.

The victim is identified as Kevin Bivens, 54, of the 10,000 block of Mahlon Place Road in Chance, Maryland. Bivens checked himself in to Peninsula Regional Medical Center for injuries reportedly sustained during the incident. Bivens was later transported to the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore.

Shortly before 2:00 a.m. yesterday morning, troopers from the Princess Anne Barrack responded to the Peninsula Regional Medical Center for a shooting victim, later identified as Bivens. Bivens told police he had sustained a gunshot wound during an altercation with the suspect, later identified as Fridley.

The Maryland State Police Criminal Enforcement Lower Shore and troopers from the Princess Anne Barrack began the investigation. They responded to the scene of the shooting in the 10,000 block of Mahlon Place Road in Chance, which police believe is the home of the victim. Forensic analysts from the Maryland State Police Crime Lab processed the scene.

During the investigation, Fridley was identified and located as the suspect responsible for Biven’s injuries. Fridley was located and apprehended without incident at a residence in the 10,000 block of Deal Island Road in Deal Island, MD. Fridley was transported to the Somerset County Court Commissioner after processing and subsequently taken to the Somerset County Detention Center.

The investigation continues..


Anonymous said...

that fridley boy was always a bad seed. It's a shame.

Anonymous said...

Is George Nelson still getting over time approved per Ronnie ?

Anonymous said...

Everybody on Deal Island knows that Fridley has been on the edge of going off for years. If there's somebody in need of mental health intervention, it's him.

Anonymous said...

Let's not pretend Bivens is a good person. Plleeeeaaase!!! 245 you have no idea who he is so stop.

Anonymous said...

Exactly!!!! These people commenting have no idea... that last name has carried a lot of weight literally .... that’s what happens in the underworld people get hurt.

Anonymous said...

everybody who lives on the island knows that opiates and cocaine are out of control and have been that way for years in the last 3 weeks we have had a suicide by self inflicted gun shot that never made any news source theft from fire dept in Di and MT Vernon the ones responsible are known criminals but happen to be friends and family of one of the good ole boys so you hear nothing else now we have bonnie and clyde trying to jump a convicted drug dealer in a small town of 500 or less its hard to comprehend the amount of drug addicts I have lived hear my whole life and it is got so bad 95% of all residents under the age of 40 are serious drug users its been this way for years and nothing is ever done about it