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One dead, two injured following shooting in Glen Burnie

Posted at 5:15 PM, Jul 07, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-08 09:41:58-04

GLEN BURNIE, Md. — Anne Arundel Police are investigating a homicide that took place in the Glen Burnie area on Friday, July 5 just after 11 p.m.

Officers say they arrived to the area of 500 Everett Road for a report of shots fired. Upon arriving to the scene, officers located an 29-year-old man who had been shot. He was transported to the hospital where he later died from his injuries. The shooting victim was identified as James Antonio Diggs IV.

While on scene, detectives found two other shooting victims had been admitted to local hospitals with non-life threatening injuries. The victims were a 21-year-old woman and a 27-year-old man.

The investigation revealed the victims were attending a pool party when an armed individual opened fire striking the victims. An autopsy is scheduled to be performed to determine the cause and manner of Diggs' death.

This is an active and ongoing investigation; anyone with information is asked to call the 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.