Shooting Reported in Annapolis
On April 24th at 2:18 p.m. officers responded for reports of a shooting in the unit block of Bens Drive. Officers located an adult male victim suffering from injuries consistent with being shot. The man was transported to an area hospital for treatment.
A man was seen running away from Bens Drive towards Victor Parkway. Officers responded to Georgetown East Elementary School to inform the school of the incident in the area. Out of an abundance of caution officers remained present at the school through the end of the school day and assisted with dismissal.
Detectives are investigating this incident. The shooting is believed to have occurred outside on Bens Drive. This is an active and fluid investigation and we urge anyone with information about this incident to contact our detectives at 410-260-3439. 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.
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 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.
You can also call a tip into us directly at 410-280-CLUE (2583).