MSP investigating two fatal shootings in Cambridge

Shooting Investigation

CAMBRIDGE, Md. – Maryland State Police say they are investigating two fatal shootings that occurred a few hours apart Thursday evening in Cambridge.

At around 7:15 p.m., Cambridge Police responded to the area of Pleasant Street and Race Street for a report of a gunshot victim. The victim, identified as 24-year-old Taijay Daniels, was found suffering from multiple gunshot wounds and was pronounced dead at the scene. The Maryland State Police Homicide Unit responded to assume the investigation, and preliminary investigation has revealed that an unknown male wearing a black jacket, dark jeans, black shoes, and a black book bag robbed Daniels at gunpoint. Police say the gunman shot Daniels before fleeing the area.

At around 10 p.m., Cambridge Police responded to the 700 block of High Street for a report of a second gunshot victim. Officers found the victim, identified as 69-year-old Lory Fields, who was pronounced dead at the scene.

These cases remain under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to contact Maryland State Police at 410-819-4747.

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