Annapolis Police investigating 3rd homicide of 2017

| August 14, 2017
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UPDATE:

The victim of the homicide has been identified as Juan Carlos Machado Rivas, 28, of Annapolis. Mr. Rivas was standing outside when he was approached by several subjects. Mr. Rivas was shot and killed.


Last night, August 13, 2017, at 11:14 p.m. officers responded to the 1200 block of Graff Court for a report of a shooting.  Officers located an adult male shooting victim who died from his injuries.  There is no further information at this time.

This story will be updated when more information is released.

Officers and Detectives are on scene investigating this homicide.  This is an active and fluid investigation and anyone with information about this incident is urged to  to contact Detective Charles Bealefeld or Detective Andrew Ascione at 410-260-3439 or [email protected]and [email protected].

2016 was the deadliest year for Annapolis in terms of homicides and 2017 started with 2 more in January of 2017. Annapolis Mayor Mike Pantelides fired then-Chief Michael Pristoop citing a new direction for the department and appointed Major Scott Baker to lead the department. This is the City’s first murder under Chief Baker. To learn more about Chief Baker, listen to his conversation on The Maryland Crabs Podcast.

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