Upon arrival, officers located 50-year old Nick Gilbert Gartelman Sr. in medical distress. CPR and medical aid was rendered by officers then by Fire Department personnel. Gartelman was transported by Fire Department personnel to Harbor Hospital where he was pronounced dead. The cause of the death has not yet been determined. The investigation is being handled by the Homicide Unit.
Preliminary investigation has indicated the victim was involved in a physical altercation with a white male prior to officers’ arrival. Detectives do not believe this to be a random act and are continuing to investigate.
Anyone with information in this matter is urged to contact Detective Vince Carbonaro of the Homicide Unit at 410-222-3453 or contact the Anne Arundel County Police Department at 410-222-8610. Additionally, to remain anonymous, contact Metro Crime Stoppers.
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