June 13, 2024
Annapolis, US 82 F

POLICE: Neighborhood football game ends in triple shooting leaving one dead and two injured

The Anne Arundel County Police have released more information surrounding the triple shooting in Severn yesterday afternoon.

On Thursday, November 26, 2020, at approximately 1:40 p.m., Anne Arundel County Police responded to the 1700 block of Meade Village Circle, Severn, Maryland for multiple reports of shootings. Upon arrival, officers located one adult male victim off a paved pathway next to a large field behind the 1700 block of Meade Village Circle. Officers immediately began rendering medical aid until relieved by responding fire department personnel. The victim, identified as Louis Guy Newman III, a twenty year old male from the 20th block of New Jersey Avenue SW, Glen Burnie, Maryland, was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

A second adult male victim was located in a courtyard in the 1700 block of Meade Village Circle. The thirty year old male was transported to a local trauma center with life threatening injuries. A third adult male shooting victim was located at a local hospital in Baltimore. The twenty-nine year old male suffered non-life threatening injuries during the incident.

As officers were arriving and attempting to speak with potential witnesses, a foot chase was initiated in the 1100 block of Reece Road. Patrol Officers gave pursuit as the fleeing person was grabbing his waistband/hooded sweatshirt. Officers were able to catch up and detain the adult male, identified as a nineteen year old male from the 1000 block of Fitzallen Road, Glen Burnie, Maryland. Officers and K-9 searched the area and located a loaded handgun along the path the suspect had fled. Patrol officers charged the suspect with Failure to Obey a Lawful Order and Firearm related charges.

Investigators worked until dark and resumed the investigation earlier this morning which lasted through the day. Members of the Anne Arundel County Police Recruit Class along with several members of Search and Rescue Teams combed through the area and located additional evidence related to the shootings. Additionally, the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner conducted an autopsy on Mr. Newman and determined the cause of death as a gunshot wound(s) with the manner being homicide.

Preliminary investigation revealed a football game took place in the open field behind the 1700 block of Meade Village Circle Road. A large crowd was present to witness the game between local neighborhoods. At the conclusion of the game, some type of altercation occurred in which gunfire erupted and the three victims were shot with one being killed. The Anne Arundel County Police are aware there are several witnesses to this violent holiday tragedy and are asking for the communities assistance in solving this crime.

This is an active and fluid investigation where the Anne Arundel County Police are urging anyone with information to come forward by calling the Anne Arundel County Homicide Unit at 410-222-4731. If people with information wish to remain anonymous they can also contact the Anne Arundel County Police Tip Line 410-222-4700 or Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7LOCKUP or Download P3Tips APP and Submit Your TIP or submit by web at www.metrocrimestoppers.org

Previous Article

Franchot warns taxpayers that unemployment insurance may cause a surprise come tax time

Next Article

BONUS POCAST: MD Health Benefit Exchange enrollment open until December 15

You might be interested in …