Annapolis police are investigating the early Friday morning shooting of a 23-year-old man while he was running from a dispute, police said.
Police said that it is possible that Dejuan Jacarter Hill of Annapolis was the victim of a stray bullet. He was in the 900 block of President Street and told them he was with a group of people nearby in the 1100 block of Madison Street when another man approached them and started talking with someone in the group. The conversation "escalated," according to a police spokesman, and both of those people reached into their pockets, leading others in the group to scatter. While Hill was running, he heard a gunshot and his right arm hurt, police said.
Hill was taken to the Anne Arundel Medical Center for treatment, police said. Police said the shooter also ran from the scene. Police said they are a seeking a man who is about 5 feet 10 inches tall, has short corn rows and was wearing khaki cargo shorts and a white tank top. Anyone with information is asked to call the police at 410-268-9000, or 410-268-4141, or leave an anonymous tip at 410-280-2583 (CLUE).