POCOMOKE, MD. (WJZ) — Maryland State Police are charging an 18-year-old man in connection with the fatal shooting of a man Tuesday afternoon in Worcester County.
The suspect, Marion Maddox, of Pocomoke, is charged with first and second-degree murder, first and second-degree assault, reckless endangerment, use of a firearm in the commission of a felony and illegal transport/possession of a weapon.READ MORE: Howard County Government Buildings Reopen To Public Monday
Shortly before 4 p.m. on Tuesday, the Pocomoke Police Department received a 911 call for a shooting victim in the 500 block of Bonneville Avenue in Pocomoke. When they arrived they found the victim, Deavon Davis, 28, of Norfolk, Virginia- who had been shot multiple times.
Davis was taken to the hospital and declared dead by EMS personnel before he arrived.READ MORE: Report: Lamar Jackson Statue To Stand At University Of Louisville's Cardinal Stadium
Police said Maddox ran toward the victim in the area of the 500 block of Bonneville Avenue and fired multiple shots, then fled the scene and ran into a nearby wooded area.
Troopers arrested Maddox without incident around 2:15 a.m. on Wednesday, police have not determined a motive yet.MORE NEWS: Man Found Dead In Vacant East Baltimore Home Ruled Homicide, Another Man Dead After West Baltimore Shooting Friday
The case remains under investigation.