Salisbury shooting update: homicide victim confirmed as Parkside student


SALISBURY, Md. – The Salisbury Police Department along with the Maryland State Police are investigating a fatal shooting in the area of Pizza City early Saturday morning that left one 16-year-old male victim dead and one 22-year-old man in critical but stable condition.

Maryland State Police identifying the deceased victim as Ja’siah Sin’cer Johnson, 16, of Salisbury. Johnson was transported from the scene to TidalHealth Peninsula Medical Center where he was pronounced deceased.

The injured victim is identified as Jamere Capri Maynes, 22, of Salisbury. Maynes was also transported from the scene to TidalHealth Peninsula Medical Center where he is receiving medical treatment for injuries sustained during the incident.

Shortly after midnight this morning, officers from the Salisbury Police Department responded to 911 calls reporting shots fired in the 300 block of E. Carroll Street in Salisbury near Buena Vista Avenue. Responding officers found both victims suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.

The Maryland State Police Homicide Unit was requested to respond and take the lead on this investigation.  Additional assistance is being provided by State Police Criminal Enforcement Division investigators, as well as detectives and officers from the Salisbury Police Department. State Police crime scene technicians processed the shooting scene. Personnel from the Salisbury Fire Department also responded for assistance.

A search is underway for a suspect as Maryland State Police continue their investigation into shooting in Wicomico County.

Anyone with information is asked to call MSP at 410-749-3101, SPD at 410-548-3165 or Crime Solvers at 410-548-1776


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