Homicide Suspects Arrested Nearly 2 Years After Fatal Annapolis Shooting: Police


The Annapolis Police Department announced Friday that it arrested Damisi Jones, 22, and Ny'shad Snowden, 17, in the Jan. 26, 2022 fatal shooting of Shakeo Williams, 21. A city police car is shown here on another day. (Jacob Baumgart/Patch)

ANNAPOLIS, MD - Police announced Friday that they arrested two homicide suspects, including one minor, nearly two years after the fatal shooting of Annapolis woman Shakeo Williams.

Officers identified the two suspects as Damisi Jones, 22, and Ny'shad Snowden, 17. Both males are from Annapolis.

An Annapolis Police Department spokesperson confirmed that Snowden was charged as an adult.

Authorities said the suspects were both charged with:

  • First-degree murder
  • Second-degree murder
  • Attempted first-degree murder
  • Attempted second-degree murder
  • Two counts of first-degree assault
  • Two counts of second-degree assault
  • Having a handgun on their person
  • Having a loaded handgun on their person
  • Firearm use in the commission of a felony/violent crime

Police said Jones and Snowden are both being held at the Jennifer Road Detention Center without bond.

"There is no circumstance where this can be tolerated," Mayor Gavin Buckley said in a press release the day after the shooting. "We have worked with our local and federal partners to get guns off the street. People have the right to feel safe in their neighborhoods. This is a small town and these shootings are personal. This woman's life was cut short at 21. She had her whole life ahead of her. Please come forward to stop this kind of violence."

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Officers said the Eastport shooting happened on Jan. 26, 2022 around 9:09 p.m. at Harbour House in the 1100 block of Madison Street.

Authorities said they found Williams suffering from gunshot wounds to her upper body. 

The Annapolis Fire Department tried life-saving measures, but a press release said they were unsuccessful.

Police said Williams was pronounced dead on the scene.

This map shows the area where officers said the shooting happened. 

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