Crime, Police/Fire

Edgewood shooting victim identified, suspect still at large

EDGEWOOD, MD—Detectives with the Harford County Sheriff’s Office are investigating after a 22-year-old male was shot and killed in Edgewood on Saturday.

At just before 12:30 p.m., deputies responded to the 600-block of Edgewood Road in Edgewood for the report of a shooting. Upon arrival, police found  a 22-year-old male victim outside the residences, suffering from gunshot wounds to the upper body.

Medics responded and took the victim, identified as Christopher Smith, of Edgewood, to Johns Hopkins Bayview, where he was later pronounced dead.

A thorough canvas of the area was conducted, including a K9 scan, but no suspects were apprehended.

Early investigation does not link this crime to the shooting and stabbing that occurred in Edgewood on Friday.

The investigation is ongoing. There are no further details being released at this time. Anyone with information about this crime is asked to call Detective Kramer at 410-409-3546.

If the information leads to the arrest and indictment of the individuals responsible for this crime, citizens may be eligible for a cash reward up to $2,000.00.

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