Glen Burnie, MD (WJZ)– Anne Arundel County Police are investigating after an armed individual opened fire during a pool party killing one and injuring two others.

Officers were called to the 500 block of Everett Road in Glen Burnie around 11:15 p.m. on Friday night were they found an adult male with gunshot wounds.

The victim, who was identified as 29-year-old James Antonio Diggs IV, was transported by officials to the University of Maryland Shock Trauma where he later died.

“At first I thought they may have been firecrackers, but the shots were too distinct,” Eric Schwartz, a neighbor, told WJZ.

While homicide detectives were working the scene they learned two other shooting victims walked into an area hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Those victims have only been identified as a 21-year-old female and a 27-year old male.

“Here in the county, we don’t see that too often,” Anne Arundel County Police Lt. Glenn Shanahan said. “Most of the shootings are targeted people, drug deals, things of that nature. Something like what occurred last night is very unusual.”

Detectives have interviewed several witnesses and found multiple pieces of evidence at the scene. but have not yet released any information about any possible suspects.

Anne Arundel County Police are urging anyone with information to come forward by calling the Homicide Unit at 410-222-4731 or Metro Crime Stoppers.


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