BALTIMORE (WJZ)– Police are investigating a homicide in Salisbury where multiple suspects are believed to be involved, according to Maryland State Police.

Police have identified 57-year-old Anthony Cropper of Salisbury as the victim in the fatal shooting early Saturday morning.

Salisbury Police say the incident occurred in the 1100 Block of Middleneck Drive around 1 a.m.

Shortly before the call was made to police, Cropper answered a knock at the door.

He was allegedly confronted by several suspects and words were exchanged before shots were fired and the suspects left, according to police.

A motive is unclear at this time.

Anyone with information about this murder is urged to contact police immediately at either the State Police Salisbury Barrack at 410-749-3101, or the Salisbury PD at 410-548-3165.  Callers may remain anonymous.  Information may also be provided confidentially on-line at  

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