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Annapolis Police Department

Media Release

Scott Baker
Chief of Police

External Affairs Officer
Corporal Amy Miguez

UPDATE-Shooting Reported in Annapolis

08/22/17 - Update:  Scott Sanders, 27, of Annapolis was arrested on August 22 and charged in relation to the shooting he was injured in on August 5th.
Detectives investigating the shooting discovered that Sanders was in the 1100 block of Madison Street participating in a game of chance with a group of people outside in front of one of the buildings.  Sanders became involved in a verbal argument and was assaulted by two or more suspects.  Sanders left the area in a vehicle, visited another neighborhood in Annapolis, and then immediately returned to the 1100 block of Madison Street.  Sanders approached the group still in front of the building, produced a gun from his waistband and shot at the group.  Unknown members of the group returned fire at Sanders.  Sanders was struck by a bullet, returned to the vehicle, and was driven to Anne Arundel Medical Center where police were notified. 
Sanders was charged with handgun on person, possession of a firearm with a felony conviction, illegal possession of a regulated firearm, use of a firearm in a violent crime, possession of a firearm after a CDS conviction, illegal possession of ammunition, reckless endangerment, and theft.  Sanders is being held at the Jennifer Road Detention without bond.
Detectives are still seeking information about this incident.  Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Aaron Stein at 410-260-3439 or acstein@annapolis.gov.  Or submit an anonymous tip through Metro Crime Stoppers of Maryland at 1-866-7LOCKUP.
08/05/17 - Update: The victim has been identified as Scott Lewis Sanders, 27, of Annapolis. Sanders is listed in stable condition at University of Maryland Shock Trauma.
On August 5, 2017 at approx 05:30 am officers were dispatched to the Emergency Room at Anne Arundel Medical Center in reference to a shooting. The black male victim walked into the Emergency Room suffering from a gunshot wound to the torso. The victim was flown to University of Maryland Shock Trauma for treatment.  The victim’s condition is unknown. Officers were able locate a crime scene in the 1100 block of Madison St.

There is no further information at this time.   We will provide updates as needed.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Detective Aaron Stein at 410-268-9000.
Scott Sanders
Scott Sanders, 27, of Annapolis

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Metro Crime Stoppers of Maryland is an organization separate from the Annapolis Police Department. When you phone in or submit your Annapolis crime tip online or through the P3 Tips smartphone app 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. 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), visiting www.metrocrimestoppers.org, or through the P3 Tips smartphone app. The app can be found in the Apple or Android app stores by searching for P3 Tips.

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