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Tuesday, February 21, 2012


(SALISBURY, MD) – Maryland State Police and allied law enforcement are continuing their search for the person or persons responsible for the death of a man in an apparent homicide in Wicomico County tonight.

The victim has not been positively identified by police. He is described as an adult African American male. His identity is expected to be released tomorrow after he is positively identified and his family has been notified.

Shortly before 6:30 p.m. today, Maryland State Police from the Salisbury Barrack were dispatched to the area of the 700-block of Olivia Street, Salisbury, Md., for a report of shots fired. Troopers and EMS personnel responded to the scene.

Upon arrival, they found a 1991 white Oldsmobile convertible parked on the roadside. Inside, they found the victim who had sustained apparent gunshot wounds. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

Maryland State Police K-9 units responded to conduct a search of the area. State Police crime scene technicians responded and are continuing to process the scene.

Maryland State Police Homicide Unit investigators responded and are coordinating the investigation. They are being assisted by members of the Wicomico Bureau of Investigation, Maryland State Police Salisbury Barrack, Salisbury Police Department and the Wicomico County State’s Attorney’s Office.

Anyone who may have witnessed this shooting, or who may have information about who is involved, is urged to contact Maryland State Police at the Salisbury Barrack, at 410-749-3101. Callers may remain confidential.

The investigation is continuing.


Anonymous said...

Yup, we really need these speed cameras to free up cops for real crimes like these.

Anonymous said...

All the time the State Police use tryin to catch speeders at Rt.50 and American Legion Dr. Maybe they should patrol right down the road. The state troopers have worn a circle in the edges of the road that they have turned around so much. That great police work at it's finest. Catching speeders, is that what you should be so praised for. Do some real work. Try infiltrating the so-called gangs, try something besides catching speeeeeeeders.

Anonymous said...

Yes because usually people in the process of committing a murder call the police while they are doing it. Murder is not preventable and surely is not the fault of the police.

Anonymous said...

Murder is not preventable and surely is not the fault of the police.

February 21, 2012 12:59 PM

lol. Sorry but that is such a silly statement. Are you the same one who sees GORE and violence daily and needs to laugh about it in order to deal with it?

I hope so. Scary to think there are two or more of people like that.

Geesh, we are all screwed.

Anonymous said...

sounds like the guy was set up and somebody did a hit on him. crack is wack, na still ain't no real gangs here, oh thats right they end up here when they get out of prison ECI home boys