The Annapolis Police Department has released the name of the officer involved in yesterday’s shooting in the Bywater neighborhood. Officer First Class Alfred Thomas, 42, is a 14 year veteran with the Annapolis Police Department. Officer Thomas is assigned to the Patrol Division Midnight Shift and a member of the SWAT team.
As is standard procedure, Officer Thomas was placed on administrative leave while the shooting is investigated.
William Renaldo Brown was suspected of stabbing Ronnesha Simms. Officer Thomas shot Brown after he advanced on the officer and the victim. According to the officer, after being shot, Brown was still able to stab the victim at least one more time.