(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.