Shots Fired On Halloween, Suspect Flees In Annapolis: Police


The Annapolis Police Department said shots were fired in the Bywater Mutual Homes neighborhood on Halloween. A sign in the community is shown here on another day. (Google Maps)

ANNAPOLIS, MD - Shots were fired in an Annapolis neighborhood on Halloween, city police said. Nobody was hurt.

Officers said they are still looking for the unknown male suspect, who fled the scene.

The gunfire happened around 7:30 p.m. near Bywater Road and Copeland Street, authorities said. Police were patrolling the area and reported that they saw somebody firing shots toward the 1800 block of Copeland Street. That's in the Bywater Mutual Homes neighborhood.

Officers said the suspect got into the passenger side of a sedan when he saw them approaching.

Authorities said the car fled on Bywater Road toward Forest Drive.

The Annapolis Police Department said it found three vehicles struck by bullets.

Officers said there were no trick-or-treaters around during the gunfire.

This map shows the area where authorities said the shots were fired.

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