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1 dead, 6 hurt in July Fourth block party shooting in Salisbury

SALISBURY, Md. (AP) — A 14-year-old boy was killed and six other people were injured in a shooting at a Fourth of July block party on Maryland's Eastern Shore early Wednesday, according to the Wicomico County Sheriff's Office. Officers responded to a report of a shooting in Salisbury shortly after midnight, according to a statement posted on social media.  Investigators determined that seven people were shot and one victim, a […]

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Maryland man indicted on 18 charges in deputy’s killing

SALISBURY, Md. (AP) — The 21-year-old Maryland man accused of killing a sheriff's deputy in June has been indicted on a total of 18 charges. The Star Democrat reports Austin Jacob Allen Davidson was indicted last week on charges including first- and second-degree murder, using a firearm in the commission of a violent crime, and multiple counts relating to illegal firearm possession. The charges stem from the June 12 shooting […]

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Officials: Man charged in Maryland deputy’s shooting death

PITTSVILLE, Md. (AP) — Authorities in Maryland say a 20-year-old man was arrested and charged in the fatal shooting of a sheriff's deputy who was trying to arrest him on multiple felony warrants. Wicomico County Sheriff Mike Lewis said Monday that Deputy First Class Glenn Hilliard and another deputy went to an apartment complex in Pittsville on Sunday to arrest Austin Davidson. They didn't find him initially, but when Hilliard […]

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Sheriff: Maryland deputy killed trying to arrest fugitive

PITTSVILLE, Md. (AP) — Authorities say a Maryland deputy was shot and killed while trying to arrest a fugitive. The Wicomico County Sheriff's Office says Deputy First Class Glenn Hilliard spotted the suspect, who was wanted on multiple felony warrants, coming out of an apartment complex Sunday evening in Pittsville, Maryland. A foot chase ensued and Hilliard was shot trying to arrest the suspect. The sheriff's office says the suspect […]

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