On August 22, 2016 at 4:05 am, members of the Anne Arundel County Police Department’s Western District responded to the area of W B and A Road and Dorsey Road in Glen Burnie to investigate a shooting complaint. The 34 year old victim reported that they had been shot in the leg by a known acquaintance after they had been travelling together in a vehicle in the same area. The victim was transported for treatment at an area hospital for non-life threatening injuries.
Responding officers located a crime scene in the area and the incident was investigated by the Western District Detective Unit. Through their investigation, the shooting suspect was identified as 25 year old Mark Anthony Artison of Severn. Just before 9:00 a.m., detectives located Artison in the Severn area and he was apprehended after a short vehicle and foot pursuit.
This investigation culminated in a search warrant being executed at a business in the 8300 block of W B and A Road in Severn to locate evidence related to the crime. Artison, was arrested and transported to the Anne Arundel County Detention Center where he is currently awaiting trial after being held without bond.
This is still an active investigation and we are requesting that anyone with tips or information please contact Det. M. Aguiar #1773 at the Western District at 410-222-6155.