GLEN BURNIE, Md. (WJZ) — On Saturday morning at approximately 12:13 a.m., officers responded to Dietrich’s Tavern at 7346 Furnace Branch Road in Glen Burnie for a report of shots being fired. Upon arrival, officers discovered a single male victim with multiple gunshot wounds to the torso. The victim was transported by ambulance to Baltimore-Washington Medical Center where he later died. The victim was identified as 30-year-old Kelly Terrell Fisher.
Homicide Unit detectives responded to the scene to investigate. It appears the suspect, a black male approximately 5’10” to 6’02” with a medium build, exited a vehicle and began shooting at the victim with a rifle. Preliminary information indicates that the victim and suspect possibly knew each other and the victim may have been targeted for unknown reasons by the suspect.
The suspect was later identified as Clayton Battle. He has been charged with murder, assault and weapons charges. He is being held at the Anne Arundel County Detention Center without bond.
This is the 11th homicide of 2010; there were a total of 12 in 2009.