Metro Crime Stoppers of Maryland

Annapolis Police Department

Media Release

Police Department

Acting Chief of Police
Major Scott Baker

External Affairs Officer

Corporal Amy Miguez

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Man Arrested for Shooting

On February 25th at 4:55 a.m. officers responded to the area of Bywater Road for reports of shots fired.  While officers were checking the area a caller reported a shooting inside a home in the 500 block of Annapolitan Lane.  An adult male shooting victim was found and officers quickly learned that the victim was shot inside the home by someone known to him.  Officers located the suspect running away near Annapolis Walk Drive and Belle Drive.  The suspect threw a handgun to the ground as officers approached him.  He was stopped and arrested.
The victim was transported to an area hospital for treatment.  The suspect, Miguel Chacon Mendez, 28, of Annapolis was charged with first and second degree attempted murder and other related charges.  He is awaiting his initial appearance before the District Court Commissioner.  This is an active and fluid investigation and we urge anyone with information about this incident to contact Detective Shomar Johnson at 410-260-3439.  You can also call Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-877-7LOCKUP and submit an anonymous tip.  If your tip leads to an arrest or indictment you may be eligible for a cash reward of up to $2,000.  

Submitting Anonymous Tips to Metro Crime Stoppers of Maryland

Metro Crime Stoppers of Maryland is an organization separate from the Annapolis Police Department.  When you text, phone in, or submit your Annapolis crime tip online Metro Crime Stoppers receives your tip anonymously and only forwards your tip information to the Annapolis Police Department.  No identifying information is ever forwarded to us.  Please be assured that only your tip is communicated from Metro Crime Stoppers to the police department, not any identifying information about you.  Metro Crime Stoppers uses a special coding system to protect your identity, they do not use Caller ID or record telephone conversations.  If your tip leads to the arrest or indictment of a person for a felony you could qualify for up to a $2,000 cash reward from Metro Crime Stoppers.  You can submit a tip by calling 1-866-7LOCKUP (1-866-756-2587), texting CRIMES (274637) or visiting

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