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Questions remain after two weekend shootings in Salisbury

Questions remain after two weekend...

SALISBURY, Md. - Two shootings over the weekend in Salisbury sends leaves four people injured and still many unanswered questions.

The first happened at VFW Post on West Main St., which makes it the second shooting this year at this specific VFW.

"One of our officers was in the area and actually heard the shots and headed towards that direction and at that time subjects were fleeing as someone had been shot," explains Cpt. Cheryl Rantz of Salisbury Police.

The person shot is now identified as 33-year-old Joey Darnell Black, who's still in critical condition at PRMC.

Although the suspects are still at large, despite the efforts of police to capture them.

"The three people I have identified on the photos were subjects that were known to have been together as a group. One of them may have been involved with the shooting but we're just trying to identify any information they may have," says Capt. Rantz.

Police in Salisbury aren't the only one's trying to solve a case.

The Wicomico County Sheriff's Office is also looking into a shots fired incident that happened at the Royal Farms on Royalty Road Sunday morning.

Unlike Salisbury, they have a suspect in custody, Troy Jalen Holmes of Preston, Md.

"Mr Holmes had a physical altercation with an individual inside the store and then Mr. Holmes produced a handgun and right at the threshold of the store firing several rounds at he individual," explains Cpl. Jordan Banks of Wicomico County Sheriff's Office.

Holmes was later shot in the back and treated at PRMC. Two other people were also treated for minor injuries.

As of Monday night investigators were still searching for the person responsible.

Police are asking anyone who knows any information for these two separate shootings to contact either Crime Solvers, Salisbury Police Department or the Wicomico County Sheriff's Office.

You can contact the Wicomico County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigation Division at 410-548-4898 or to leave an anonymous tip call Crime Solvers at 410-548-1776.

You can reach Salisbury Police Department 410-548-3165.


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