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Shooting Reported in Annapolis 

On August 7th at 9:01 p.m. officers responded to the 1700 block of Forest Drive for a report of shots fired. Officers arrived and located a male victim, employed as a security guard at a business in the area. The man had a graze wound to his chest from a bullet. He was transported to an area hospital for treatment of his non-life threatening injury.
Detectives are investigating this incident. At this time it appears two groups of men outside exchanged gun fire. The victim, who was also outside, was grazed by a bullet. It is unknown at this time if the victim was an intended target. The suspects are not known at this time. This is an active and fluid investigation and we urge anyone with information about this incident to contact Detective Chuck Bealefeld at 443-986-5561. You can also call Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7LOCKUP 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. 

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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 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, or through the P3 Tips smartphone app. The app can be found in the Apple or Android app stores by searching for P3 Tips. You can also call a tip into us directly at 410-280-CLUE (2583).
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