2 shot in Annapolis’ Harbor House Apartments

| September 29, 2014 | 2 Comments

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shootingUPDATE (9:12am): The Annapolis Fire Department has released a little more information on the incident this morning. 

At 07:41am on Monday September 29. 2104, Annapolis Fire Department units were dispatched for a reported “Gun Shot Wound” in the 1100 block of Madison Street, in Eastport.

Upon arrival, firefighters and paramedics found two (2) patients suffering from gunshot wounds.

Due to the severity of the injuries, on scene responders requested helicopters from the Maryland State Police Aviation Division to transfer both patients to the R. Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center at the University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore. The patients were found to be an approximate late 30’s female, and an approximate late 40’s male. One (1) helicopter landed at Georgetown East Elementary School on Dogwood Road, and the other landed at Annapolis Middle School on Forest Drive. Both patients injuries are categorized as serious and potentially life threatening. The Annapolis Police Department is continuing to investigate.

Two people have been shot inside an apartment at the Harbor House Apartments in the 1100 block of President Street in the Eastport section of Annapolis. Harbor House is a public housing apartment complex owned by the Housing Authority of the City of Annapolis.

The initial call came in around 7:30am for a shooting. Initially, police did not know how many people were involved and unconfirmed reports indicated that a woman was shot and the shooter, a male, had shot himself.   After securing the scene, medics were able to render aid and two helicopters were brought in to transport both patients, a male and a female, to the schock-trauma center in Baltimore.

Unconfirmed reports are indicating that one of the patients has died as a result of the wounds.

Police have emphasized that this was believed to be a domestic incident and there is no ongoing threat to the community. Further information will be forthcoming.

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