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APD Media Release 12/13/12

Press Release

December 12, 2012




On December 12, 2012 at 9:19 pm, Annapolis police officers  responded to the 1400 block of Tyler Ave, for a double shooting.  Officers located two victims inside a residence with gunshot wounds.  One victim was pronounced deceased by responding paramedics and the other victim was flown to Shock Trauma in Baltimore with life threatening injuries.


UPDATE: 12/13/12 at 11:00 am: The deceased victim has been identified as 33 year old Joseph Louis Johnson III of Brooklyn, MD. Mr. Johnson was pronounced deceased by paramedics at the scene. The second victim is a 31 year old female from Annapolis. She is being treated at the University of Maryland Shock Trauma and is listed in critical condition.


This incident is still under investigation. If anyone has information pertaining to this incident can contact Detective Charles Bealefeld at 410-268-9000 ext 7299.