Murder In Harmans

| October 31, 2013
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UPDATE:  Video from the scene:


UPDATE:  From the Anne Arundel County Police Department:

On October 31, 2013, at approximately 7:45 p.m.., officers from the Western District responded to the parking lot of the 7400 block of Railroad Avenue in Harmans for a report of a shooting.

Upon arrival, officers and fire personnel located a male victim in his 40’s suffering from an apparent gunshot wound to the upper body. The victim was initially being transported to an area trauma center, but was then transported to an area hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Investigators from the Homicide Unit responded to the scene and assumed responsibility for the investigation. Preliminary investigation indicated that this was a targeted incident. It appears the male suspect and the male victim met up at this location. During the encounter, the suspect displayed a gun and shot the victim in the upper body in apparent attempted robbery.

A male witness, who was accompanying the victim, fled from the scene unharmed. The suspect fled the scene in an unknown vehicle.

The suspect is described as a white male, wearing a mask.

The victim has been identified as Rene Filsfdelfo Leiva-Archila, Hispanic Male, 44 y/o of Baltimore.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact Detective Vince Carbonaro of the Homicide Unit at 410-222-3566 or Metro Crime Stoppers.

Around 7:45 PM on October 31 a man was shot in Harmans off of Shipley Avenue. He was transported to the hospital and subsequently died.

Police believe that there were two victims one who was shot and killed, and another who got away.

Police further believe that there was a lone gunman who did escape and is at-large at this point.

According to Lieut. TJ Smith of the Anne Arundel County police department, they believe that this was a robbery gone bad and the victims were specifically targeted.

Video from the scene to follow.

Note: this story was filed by mobile device, please excuse any typos.

Additionally, police said, from witnesses on the scene, that the suspect had a mask.

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