UPPER MARLBORO (WJZ) — An Upper Marlboro man has been charged with shooting and killing his fiancee and opening fire at responding officers Thursday, police said.
Officers responded at 2:20 a.m. to a domestic disturbance at the 12400 block of Cecily Court. There, officers found Dina Taylor, 39, shot multiple times in the street. She was pronounced dead at the scene.READ MORE: Maryland Prepares For Increase In Patients After Roe V. Wade Overturned
The suspect and Taylor’s fiance, Dionte Sims, reportedly barricaded himself in the home he shared with Taylor for several hours before he was taken into custody.READ MORE: Johns Hopkins Experts Describe Updated Gun Control Laws As 'Great First Step'
Sims reportedly admitted to firing at responding officers, but it is unclear when he opened fire. No officer injuries were reported.MORE NEWS: Baltimore's Mayor Scott Frees Up $300K In Funding For Pro-Abortion Organizations To Assist Women
Sims is charged with first- and second-degree murder, and attempted first-degree murder of two officers. He is being held without bond.