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Man arrested after allegedly killing victim following altercation in Anne Arundel

Posted at 12:15 PM, Mar 09, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-09 17:47:47-04

ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY, Md. — A 21-year-old man was killed after witnesses say he and another man got into a physical altercation in Anne Arundel.

On Sunday at about 11:00 p.m., the Anne Arundel County Police and Fire Departments responded to the 500 block of Deale Road for the report of an assault.

When officers arrived, they found an adult man suffering from apparent upper body trauma consistent with sharp force injuries.

The victim identified as Charles Daniel Connors III, a 21-year-old man, was taken to a local Trauma Center. The victim later succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead.

Homicide detectives responded along with the Evidence Collection Unit. The crime scene was processed where several items of evidentiary value were collected for further forensic testing.

Multiple witnesses were located during area canvasses and interviewed in regards to the incident. Witnesses advised they saw two people involved in a physical altercation with one another.

The suspect was identified as 21-year-old Shane Conner Winemiller. He was taken into custody without incident in the 5900 block of Old Solomons Island Road shortly after the altercation.

Working in conjunction with the Anne Arundel County States Attorney’s Office, Winemiller was charged with 2nd Degree Murder, Manslaughter, Reckless Endangerment and First Degree Assault.

Evidence indicated this was a targeted incident and not a random act of violence. Anne Arundel County Police are urging anyone with information to come forward by calling the Anne Arundel County Homicide Unit at 410-222-4731.