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North Carolina man dies, another injured in double shooting in Annapolis

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Posted at 6:38 PM, Jul 05, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-05 18:39:21-04

ANNAPOLIS, Md. — Anne Arundel County Police are investigating a homicide involving a North Carolina man, Sunday in Annapolis.

The department was notified about a shooting at 12:40 a.m., in the 1600 block of Cananaro Drive.

When officers arrived to the scene, officials said they encountered a large crowd of people from an apparent party taking place.

That's when police found 19-year-old Justin Keith Beasley Jr. from North Carolina, with an apparent gunshot wound to the upper body.

Beasley was taken to the hospital where he died to his injuries.

The department said, evidence indicates his death as being a homicide.

The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner will perform an autopsy on Mr. Beasley to determine the exact cause and manner of death.

According to officials, another 19-year-old shooting man was found with an upper body shooting injury.

He was taken to a trauma center for his injuries.

Anne Arundel County Police is aware that members attending the party have information concerning the shooting death of Beasley and the attempted murder of the other 19-year-old victim.

This is a very active and ongoing investigation as the Anne Arundel County Police is urging anyone with information on this incident to contact the Anne Arundel County Homicide Unit at 410-222-4731.

One can also remain anonymous by calling the Anne Arundel County Tip Line 410-222-4700 or Metro Crime Stoppers.