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18-year-old killed in Newtowne Drive shooting, Annapolis Police say

Annapolis Police are investigating a Sunday evening shooting that killed a man, according to a news release.

The 18-year-old was found suffering from gunshot wounds at about 7 p.m. in Woodside Gardens, in the 700 block of Newtowne Drive in Annapolis, the release said.

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Annapolis Police Cpl. David Stokes, a spokesperson, said the man had been shot in the upper torso. He was declared dead at the scene.

Police did not identify the 18-year-old.

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Police are actively investigating the shooting. Those with information are asked to contact Annapolis detectives at 410-260-3439, or call Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7LOCKUP and submit an anonymous tip.

The shooting is the first homicide in Annapolis, as well as the first in Anne Arundel County, this year.

Annapolis Police investigated only one homicide in 2022, when Shakeo Williams, 21, was fatally shot on Madison Street nearly a year ago on Jan. 27. No arrests have been made in connection with that shooting.

This story will be updated.


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